QRSAM Successfully Test-Fired Off Odisha Coast

Balasore: India on Thursday successfully test-fired a Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) off the coast of Balasore in Odisha


The missile was test-fired from the launch pad-3 at the Interim Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur at 4.20 pm.

Developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the missile has a strike range of 25 km to 30 km. It uses solid-fuel propellant and has the capability of engaging multiple targets.

The all-weather and all-terrain missile, which can be mounted on a truck and stored in a canister, is equipped with electronic counter measures against jamming by aircraft radars.

The first trial of the QRSAM was conducted on June 4, 2017.

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