Hours after India conducted pre-dawn surgical strike in Pakistan knocking off terror camps and launch pads using a squadron of Mirage and 1000 kilograms of bombs, the country also successfully test fired two missiles from a test range off the coast of Odisha.
India successfully test fires quick reaction surface to air missile off the coast of Odisha. Two missiles were tested by the DRDO for the missile being developed for the Army. pic.twitter.com/5W9Hjmj45L
— ANI (@ANI) February 26, 2019
The missiles have been test-fire by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The air defence system, Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) was test fired from a rotatable truck-based launch unit in Odisha’s Balasore district, which are being developed for the Army.
The missile is all-weather; all-terrain missile with electronic counter measures against jamming by aircraft radars. The missiles can be mounted on a truck and are stored in canisters. QRSAM uses solid-fuel propellant and has a range of 25-30 km.