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India successfully flight tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM): Quick Highlights

India successfully flight tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM) Quick Highlights
India successfully flight tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM): Quick Highlights

India successfully flight tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM): Quick Highlights

India successfully flight tests Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM): New generation Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM) was successfully Flight tested onto a radiation target located on Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. The  Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM) was launched from SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft.

About Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM)

The RUDRAM is first indigenous anti-radiation missile of the country for Indian Air Force (IAF), being developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The  Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM) is integrated on SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft as the launch platform, having capability of varying ranges based on launch conditions. It has INS-GPS navigation with Passive Homing Head for the final attack. The RUDRAM hit the radiation target with pin-point accuracy.

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The Passive Homing Head can detect, classify and engage targets over a wide band of frequencies as programmed. The missile is a potent weapon for IAF for Suppression of Enemy Air Defence effectively from large stand-off ranges.

With this, the country has established indigenous capability to develop long range air launched anti-radiation missiles for neutralising enemy Radars, communication sites and other RF emitting targets.

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