Chandipur, Odisha. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) was successfully flight tested from ITR Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast at 1130 hours July 3.
All the technologies and subsystems incorporated in the missile have performed well, meeting all the mission requirements. All the Radars, Electro Optical Systems, Telemetry Systems and other stations have tracked the Missile and monitored all the Parameters. The Missile test met all the objectives.
Director DRDL MSR Prasad, Director RCI BHVS N Murthy and Director ITR Dr BK Das monitored the launch operation in the presence of Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister (SA to RM) and DG (MSS) Dr G Satheesh Reddy.
Secretary, Department of Defence R&D Dr S Christopher congratulated the scientists on the successful test fire.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley congratulated DRDO on the successful trial of QRSAM and said it is an important milestone in the indigenous Surface to Air Missiles (SAM) development.