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DRDO conducts winning flight test of Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile off Odisha circulation

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The Defence Research and Trend Organisation (DRDO) performed a winning flight test of the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) from the Built-in Check Differ (ITR), Chandipur, off the circulation of Odisha, on Thursday.

A release issued by the Defence Ministry said that every individual thru the test, all subsystems performed as per expectations.

Per the release, to make certain complete coverage of the flight path, the missile efficiency modified into monitored by several Differ Sensors like Radar, Electro-Optical Monitoring Machine (EOTS) and Telemetry deployed by ITR at a quantity of places. The flight of the missile modified into additionally monitored from the Su-30-Mk-I aircraft of the Indian Air Power.

The missile followed the specified path utilizing waypoint navigation and demonstrated very low-altitude sea-skimming flight. This winning flight test has additionally established the legit efficiency of the indigenous propulsion machine developed by the Gasoline Turbine Research Institution (GTRE), Bengaluruthe release talked about.

The missile is additionally equipped with developed avionics and software to make certain better and extra legit efficiency. The missile is developed by Bengaluru-primarily based entirely DRDO laboratory Aeronautical Trend Institution (ADE), alongside with contributions from a quantity of laboratories and Indian industries. The test modified into witnessed by many senior scientists from a quantity of DRDO laboratories, alongside with representatives from the production companion, as talked about in the release.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO for the winning flight test of the ITCM and said that the winning construction of indigenous lengthy-vary subsonic cruise missile powered by indigenous propulsion is a most most distinguished milestone for Indian defence R&D.

Secretary, Department of Defence- Research and Trend (R&D) & Chairman DRDO Samir V Kamat congratulated your complete group of DRDO on the winning habits of the ITCM commence.


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