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Indigenously Developed RudraM-II Air-To-Surface Missile Successfully Tested By DRDO, Can Neutralise Many Types Of Enemy Assets

Nishtha Anushree

May 29, 2024, 06:15 PM | Updated 06:15 PM IST

RudraM-II test
RudraM-II test

RudraM-II air-to-surface missile was successfully flight-tested from the Su-30 MK-I platform of the Indian Air Force (IAF) by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday (29 May).

RudraM-II is an indigenously developed solid-propelled air-launched missile system that can neutralise many types of enemy assets. It incorporates many state-of-the-art indigenous technologies developed by DRDO.

The flight test conducted off the coast of Odisha at around 11:30 am met all the trial objectives, validating the propulsion system and control and guidance algorithm.

The flight data captured by range tracking instruments like electro-optical systems, radar and telemetry stations deployed by Integrated Test Range, Chandipur at various locations, including the onboard ship, validated the performance.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the successful test consolidated the role of the RudraM-II system as a force multiplier to the Armed Forces and congratulated DRDO, IAF And industry on the achievement.

Nishtha Anushree is Senior Sub-editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @nishthaanushree.

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