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DRDO successfully test-fires guided bomb from Sukhoi fighter

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb from the IAF's frontline Su-30 fighter at the test range in

According to a statement, the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision.

All the mission objectives have been met and the weapon system is capable of carrying different warheads, the statement added.

The test comes days after the IAF successfully fired the missile's air-launched version from the Su-30

The 2.5 ton supersonic missile air to surface cruise missile with ranges of close to 300 km, was smooth and followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 22:46 IST
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