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India testfires indigenous enemy radar-buster missile

ANI | Updated: Jan 24, 2019 23:21 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): India achieved major success as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully testfired the next generation anti-radiation missile which can take on enemy radar stations from a distance of 100 kilometres.

The test was conducted on January 18 off the Odisha Coast. 

“The NGARM was fired from a Su-30 aircraft successfully at a radar station and it took out its target successfully,” Defence sources said.

The home-grown missile has been developed by the missile units of the defence research agency and is expected to create a surveillance gap in the enemy territory.

The India-Israel joint venture Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) was also successfully test fired from INS Chennai against an incoming aerial target flying at low altitude, today.

The missile can destroy the target with a direct hit. 

LRSAM has been jointly developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), India and Israel 

Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel, for the Indian Navy. (ANI)