NEWS IN BRIEF
QRSAM system developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was successfully flight-tested from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the Odisha coast on December 23, 2019. The missile was flight-tested with full configuration in deployment mode intercepting the target mid-air, meeting the mission objectives. The entire event was monitored by Ground Telemetry Systems, Range Radar Systems, Electro Optical Tracking System etc. The QRSAM weapon system, which operates on the move, comprises of fully automated Command and Control System, Active Array B attery Surveillance Radar, Active Array B attery Multifunction Radar and L auncher. B oth radars are four-walled having 360-degree coverage with search on move and track on move capability. The missile is single stage solid propelled missile has midcourse inertial navigation system with two-way data link and terminal active seeker developed indigenously by DRDO. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh and other senior officers congratulated the teams involved in the flight trials and development of QRSAM.