DRDO test-fires two surface-to-air missiles

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Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted two successful flight tests of the Indian Army version of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) at Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on March 27, 2022.

  • This MRSAM version is a Surface-to-Air Missile developed jointly by DRDO and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel for use by the Indian Army.

  •  It is capable of engaging multiple targets at ranges up to 70 kms.  

  • The MRSAM Army weapon system comprises multi-function radar, mobile launcher system and other vehicles.

Important for Exam 

DRDO chairman :  Dr G Satheesh Reddy 

The chairman of DRDO is also the Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister.

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