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DRDO joins exclusive club after long-range air-to-air missile test

Technology available 'only with a handful of countries', says defence ministry

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DRDO | Indian Air Force | Ministry of Defence

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 



DRDO, air to air missile, SFDR technology from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur
DRDO carried out a flight demonstration based on the SFDR technology from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on Friday | PTI

A successful test on Friday of the technologies that go into a “solid fuel ducted ramjet” (SFDR) has propelled the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) into an exclusive group of manufacturers that can build long-range air-to-air missiles (AAM) capable of shooting down enemy aircraft hundreds of kilometres away.

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First Published: Fri, March 05 2021. 23:06 IST

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