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PTI

New Delhi, September 27th

The DRDO successfully tested the VSHORADS (Very Short Range Air Defense System) missile at Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on Tuesday.

The VSHORADS is an air defense system designed and developed by the Hyderabad-based research center Imarat of the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

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“DRDO conducted two successful test flights of the VSHORADS (Very Short Range Air Defense System) missile from a ground-based man-portable launch vehicle on September 27 at the Chandipur Integrated Test Site off the coast of Odisha,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

“The VSHORADS missile incorporates many novel technologies, including a miniaturized reaction control system (RCS) and integrated avionics, which have been successfully proven during testing,” the ministry said.

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“The missile, designed to neutralize short-range, low-altitude aerial threats, is powered by a dual-thrust solid-fuel motor,” the ministry said of the Man Portable Air Defense System.

The design of the rocket, including the launcher, has been optimized to ensure easy portability.

“Both flight tests fully met the mission objectives,” the ministry said.

Praising and appreciating the efforts of DRDO and industry partners, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said this new missile, loaded with modern technologies, will bring another technological boost to the armed forces.

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