According to news agency PTI, the Very Short Range Air Defense System (VSHORADS) missile had two successful flight tests on Tuesday. From the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
According to the Defense Ministry, the targets were successfully intercepted, completing the mission and meeting all goals.
The test flight took place at the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha.
According to the defence ministry, the flight tests were carried out using a ground-based man-portable launcher to simulate approaching. And retracing aircraft against high-speed unmanned aerial targets. According to the Defense Ministry, the targets were successfully intercepted, completing the mission and meeting all goals.
The missile is a component of the Man Portable Air Defence System. Which is intended to neutralise aerial dangers at close ranges and low altitudes.
Research Centre Imarat, Hyderabad, devised and created it domestically in cooperation with other DRDO labs and Indian Industrial Partners. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hailed DRDO and industrial partners. Adding the rocket’s cutting-edge advancements will provide the Military more mechanical lift.
Air Defence System (VSHORADS)
The Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile underwent two consecutively successful flight tests on March 14 at the integrated test range at Chandipur off the coast of Odisha, according to the ministry, citing PTI.
It stated in a statement that the flight tests were conducted from a ground-based man-portable launcher against fast unmanned aerial targets to simulate approaching and retracing aircraft.
“The missile uses a variety of cutting-edge technology, including as a dual-band IIR seeker, a reaction control system that is miniature, and integrated avionics. A robust motor with dual thrust powers the vehicle “claimed the ministry.
The DRDO chairman, Samir V. Kamat, also expressed his gratitude to the groups responsible for the missile’s series of successful flight tests.