Topic: Surface to air missiles
The flight test was carried out from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur against a high-speed unmanned aerial target for the demonstration of a vertical launch capability.
The missile, to be inducted into the Indian Army, has been jointly developed by DRDO in collaboration with Israel Aerospace Industries and manufactured by Bharat Dynamics.
Defence ministry says missile 'accurately' neutralised an airborne target, in its second successful test in five days.
NASAMS II will be part of the overall multi-layered air defence shield including the indigenous BMD, S-400 Triumf and the Barak 8 besides other systems already in place.
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The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.
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