India test-fires new surface-to-air missile from defence base off Odisha coast

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India test-fires new surface-to-air missile from defence base off Odisha coast
The system also includes a multi-functional surveillance and threat alert radar (MF STAR) for tracking, detection and guidance of the missile.

Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 30, 2016 10:06 am


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India test-fires new surface-to-air missile from defence base off Odisha coast

India on Thursday test fired a new surface-to-air missile from a defence base off Odisha coast. The missile was developed joitly with Israel.

The medium range missile was test fired at 8:15 am from a mobile launcher in the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, reported PTI.


“The test launch was a grand success and it met all the targets,” a DRDO official said.

The DRDO scientist also added thet “the missile along with MF-STAR will provide the users with the capability to neutralise any aerial threats.”
 

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