DRDO, IAF flight-test indigenous Stand-Off Anti-Tank missile | WATCH

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“The indigenous improvement of assorted configurations for various purposes with superior applied sciences is a agency march in the direction of ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence,” it stated.

 

India efficiently flight-tested helicopter-launched stand-off anti-tank (SANT) missile in Rajasthan’s Pokhran firing ranges on Saturday.  The defence ministry stated the flight-testing, carried out by the Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Air Pressure, was “profitable” in assembly all of the mission targets of the missile. The weapon, developed for the IAF, can neutralise targets in a spread as much as 10 km.

“The flight-test was profitable in assembly all its mission targets. The discharge mechanism, superior steerage and monitoring algorithms, all avionics with built-in software program, carried out satisfactorily and monitoring programs monitored all mission occasions,” it stated.

The ministry stated the missile is provided with a state-of-the-art MMW seeker which gives excessive precision strike functionality from a secure distance. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated the staff related to the venture. The SANT missile has been designed and developed by Analysis Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad. in coordination with different DRDO labs and participation from industries.

“That is the third within the sequence of indigenous stand-off weapons to be examined in current occasions after long-range bomb and sensible anti airfield weapon for strengthening the arsenal of IAF,” the ministry stated in an announcement.

“The indigenous improvement of assorted configurations for various purposes with superior applied sciences is a agency march in the direction of ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence,” it stated.

DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy stated the profitable flight check of SANT missile would additional bolster the indigenous defence capabilities. The flight-testing of the SANT missile got here 4 days after the DRDO test-fired a vertical-launched short-range surface-to-air missile at an built-in check vary off the coast of Odisha on Tuesday by the DRDO. The missile shall be deployed on board numerous frontline ships of the Indian Navy.

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