New Delhi: Indian Army on Sunday successfully test fired a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile off the coast of Odisha’s Balasore, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) informed. The missile was test-fired at 10.30 am validating long-range parameters, it said.
“MRSAM-Army missile system flight tested from ITR Balasore, Odisha at around 1030 hours intercepting a high-speed aerial target at long range,” DRDO said in a tweet.
As per DRDO, the target was destroyed by the missile in a direct hit.
“The system is part of the Indian Army. In the test, the missile secured a direct hit at the target at a very far off distance,” DRDO officials said.