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DRDO and Indian Navy successfully flight-test VL-SRSAM off Odisha coast

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the missile will prove to be a force multiplier for the Indian Navy

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Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Navy on Tuesday successfully flight tested Vertical Launch Short Range Surface-to-Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. The flight test was carried out from an Indian Naval Ship against a high-speed unmanned aerial target for demonstration of vertical launch capability. The missiles, equipped with indigenous Radio Frequency (RF) seeker, intercepted the target with high accuracy. The VL-SRSAM system has been indigenously designed and developed by DRDO.

"During the test launch, flight path and vehicle performance parameters were monitored using flight data, captured by various range

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First Published: Aug 23 2022 | 3:42 PM IST

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