India’s QRSAM Second flight test conducted

India’s QRSAM Second flight test conducted successfully

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile System (QRSAM) second flight test was successfully conducted today from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. Today’s flight test was carried out against the high performance Jet Unmanned Aerial Target called Banshee, which simulates an aircraft. The Radars acquired the target from a long range and tracked it till the mission computer automatically launched the missile. Continuous guidance was provided through Radar data link. Missile entered the terminal active homing guidance and reached the target close enough for proximity operation of warhead activation. Defence Minister in a tweet, said first launch test on 13th November proved the Radar and Missile
capabilities with direct hit while today’s test demonstrated the warhead performance on proximity detection.

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