successfully test-fired short-range Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile ( ) from a defence facility off the coast of Balasore in Odisha on Friday.
It intercepted a target mid-air, sources said.
Developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), theis capable of providing air defence on the move.
The QRSAM weapon system comprises of fully automated Command and Control System, Active Array Battery Surveillance Radar, Active Array Battery Multifunction Radar and Launcher. Both radars are four-walled having 360-degree coverage with the search on move and track on move capability.
The weapon system is expected to be ready for induction by 2021.