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India gains success again with its “Supersonic Interceptor Missile”.

BALASORE (Odisha): India’s desire of fully fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system seems to be a reality now. An indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile was successfully test fired at test range of Odisha yesterday.

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“The test conducted to validate various parameters of the interceptor in flight mode has been successful,” Defence Research Development Organization sources said.

Interceptor engaged against the target, a naval version ‘Prithvi missile’ launched through ship anchoring Bay of Bengal, took trajectory of a hostile ballistic missile.

It was launched at about 11.15 hours. “The ‘kill’ effect of the interceptor was ascertained by analyzing data from multiple tracking sources,” a DRDO scientist said.

Qualities of the missile

  • 7.5-meter long single stage solid rocket propelled guided missile
  • Equipped with a navigation system,
  • A hi-tech computer
  • An electro-mechanical activator.
  • The interceptor missile had its own mobile launcher
  • Secures data link for interception,
  • Independent tracking and homing capabilities
  • Sophisticated radars

Even with the yearly brain storming by the world powers, India seems to gear up even with the limited brain resources.

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