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DRDO successfully tested Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile

DRDO successfully tested Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile

Dear Aspirants, EducationBro is here with a Daily Current Affairs Dose. In this session, we will make the candidates aware of the daily current affairs topics, which will improve their general awareness, while also taking care that the candidates should not have any shortage of trending current affairs related to any country and abroad. Today’s Current Affairs topic is DRDO successfully tested Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile.

Our Daily Current Affairs Dose 2024 will help you to crack the General Awareness section of Banking Insurance SSC Railway UPSC and all government jobs exams.

DRDO successfully tested Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM)

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully tested the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. During the test, all subsystems performed as per expectation.

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The ITCM missile performance was monitored by several Range Sensors like Radar, Electro Optical Tracking System (EOTS) and Telemetry deployed by ITR at different locations to ensure complete coverage of the flight path.

The flight of the missile was also monitored from the Su-30-Mk-I aircraft of the Indian Air Force. The missile followed the desired path using way point navigation and demonstrated very low altitude sea-skimming flight.

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This successful flight test has also established the reliable performance of the indigenous propulsion system developed by Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bengaluru.

The missile is also equipped with advanced avionics and software to ensure better and reliable performance.

The Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile is developed by Bengaluru-based DRDO laboratory Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) along with contributions from other laboratories and Indian industries.

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic 

  • DRDO Formed by: 1958
  • Full form of DRDO: Defence Research and Development Organisation
  • Headquarters: DRDO Bhavan, New Delhi
  • DRDO Motto: Sanskrit: बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम्  "Strength's Origin is in Knowledge"
  • DRDO Executive: Dr Samir V Kamat, Chairman, DRDO

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