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Indian Navy fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

| Updated: Mar 25, 2017 03:56 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 24 (ANI): The Indian Navy once again successfully conducted maiden trial firing of newly installed Surface-to-Air missile system from aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The firing was carried out in the Arabian Sea on Wednesday, against a live low flying high speed target. The firing was conducted as part of the Operational Readiness Inspection. It's a reappropriated short range SAM system Barak from a front line frigate which got decommissioned recently. The missile marks a significant milestone in providing Air Interception and Defence capabilities and enhancing operational capabilities of the Indian Navy's aircraft carrier and the fleet. (ANI)