IAF successfully flight tests air to air Astra missile from Su-30 MKI
- Air-to-Air Missile Astra successfully flight tested from Su-30 MKI
Air-to-Air Missile Astra has been successfully flight tested off the coast of Odisha. The missile was launched today from Su-30 MKI as a part of User trials. The live aerial target was engaged accurately demonstrating the capability of first indigenous air-to-air missile.
The mission profile was executed in a textbook manner. Various Radars, Electro-Optical Tracking System (EOTS) and Sensors tracked the missile and confirmed its engagement with the target. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO and Air Force teams for the successful test.
Tue, Sep 17, 2019, 04:21 PM
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