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India tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon

29th December 2016 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO) has conducted a successful flight test of the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from an Indian Air Force aircraft, the agency announced on 24 December.

SAAW, developed by DRDO, is a lightweight high-precision guided bomb designed to engage ground targets at ranges of up to 100kms. It is a 120kg class smart weapon.

The trials were tracked by radar and telemetry ground stations at ITR during the entire flight duration. According to the DRDO all systems achieved mission objectives.

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