DRDO efficiently flies a regionally developed anti-radiation missile (Rudram)
By PIB Delhi
A brand new technology anti-radiation missile (Rudram) was efficiently examined right this moment at a radiation goal on Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast. The missile was fired from a SU-30 MKI fighter.
Rudram is the nation’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile for the Indian Air Power (IAF), developed by the Protection Analysis and Growth Group (DRDO). The missile is built-in into the launch platform of the SU-30 MKI fighter, able to various levels relying on launch situations. It has INS-GPS navigation with a passive homing head for the ultimate assault. Rudram hit the radiation goal with pin-point accuracy.
Targets may be discovered, categorized, and engaged over a variety of frequencies, because the passive homing head is programmed. The missile is a strong weapon for the IAF to suppress enemy air defenses.
As well as, the nation has established a home functionality to develop long-range airborne anti-radiation missiles to neutralize enemy radars, communications websites and different RF emission targets.