India test-fires Surface to Air-Missile from Chandipur

India successfully test-fired its all-weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QR-SAM) from a mobile launcher at launch complex III of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.

This Missile Jointly developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Bharat Electronics Ltd, the QR-SAM weapon system is a quick reaction, network-centric missile system capable of search-on-the-move. QR-SAM system can also engage multiple targets within a range of around 25 to 30 km with 2 vehicle configuration for area air defence. It is a truck-mounted missile with a 360 degree rotatable, electro-mechanically operated, turret-based launch unit.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For SBI Clerk Main 2019:

  • Chairman of DRDO : G Satheesh Reddy, Established in : 1958.
  • Headquarters of DRDO: New Delhi.

Source: The News on AIR

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