QRSAM With Live Warhead Successfully Test-Fired Off Odisha Coast
Balasore: India on Tuesday successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (with a live warhead for the first time from a test facility off coast.
Thedestroys an unmanned target aircraft at medium range.
According to sources, the QRSAM was test-fired from a mobile launcher vehicle at launch pad no-3 of the ITR, Chandipur at 3.38 pm.
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 air defence system was test-fired successfully earlier on November 13.