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LRSAM in successful flight tests

26th September 2016 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The Long Range Surface to Air Missile System (LRSAM) in development for the for Indian Navy has been successfully flight tested from the Interim Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha, India, the Indian Ministry of Defence announced on 21 September.

The LRSAM is being been developed under a joint venture between India's Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and IAI.

In the latest testing, the LRSAM was tested from land against an unmanned target. The naval version of the missile system has been previously tested from a naval vessel. 

In both tests the missiles directly hit their respective targets at different ranges and altitudes. The trajectory of the flight of missiles was tracked and monitored by ITR's radars and electro-optical systems.

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