India successfully test-fires VL-SRSAM missile

India successfully test-fires VL-SRSAM missile
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Islam News – The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday announced that India has successfully test-fired the Vertically Launched Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from an Indian Naval Ship (INS) off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha.

“Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight tested today by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy. The launch was conducted from the Indian Naval Ship, off the coast of Chandipur, Odisha,” ANI quoted the DRDO officials as saying.

VL-SRSAM, a ship-borne weapon system is meant for neutralising various aerial threats at close ranges including sea-skimming targets.
According to the DRDO, today’s launch of the system was conducted against a high-speed aerial target mimicking aircraft, which was successfully engaged.

“The flight path of the vehicle along with health parameters were monitored using a number of tracking instruments deployed by ITR, Chandipur. The test launch was monitored by senior officials from DRDO and the Indian Navy,” they said.

Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO and the Indian Navy for the successful flight test of VL-SRSAM.

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