India tests Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile

India successfully test-fired a sophisticated all-weather and all-terrain Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) from a test range in Odisha. 

 India tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air MissileQuick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) (Picture source: Indian Misnistry of Defense)

Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) is a missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in association with Bharat Electronics Limited and Bharat Dynamics Limited for the Indian Army. The missile is all-weather, all-terrain missile with electronic counter measures against jamming by aircraft radars. QRSAM uses solid-fuel propellant and has a range of 25-30 km.

According to the information released by the Indian Navy, two QRSAM missiles were tested against live targets. The systems of QRSAM are equipped with indigenously developed technology that will help the Indian Navy in Inertial Navigation System, Data Link and RF seeker.