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Air-to-Air Missile Astra Successfully Flight Tested from Su-30 MKI

09/17/2019

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 text book manner. Various Radars, Electro-Optical Tracking System (EOTS) and sensors tracked the missile and confirmed its engagement with target. 

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO and Air Force teams for the successful test. 

Date: 
09/17/2019
Defense Products & Services: Su-30MK Multirole Fighter
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