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Indian Navy, DRDO undertake guided flight trials for indigenous naval anti-ship missile


Indian Navy in association with DRDO successfully undertook Guided Flight Trials of 1st indigenously developed Naval Anti-Ship Missile from Seaking 42B helo on 21st Nov 23. Photo: Indian Navy, X.

NEW DELHI (PTI): The Indian Navy, in association with the DRDO, undertook guided flight trials of the first indigenously developed naval anti-ship missile from a Seaking 42B helicopter on Tuesday, officials said.

In a post on X from its official handle, the Navy said, "This firing is a significant step towards achieving self-reliance in niche missile technology, including seeker and guidance technologies."

The missile was first tested in May 2022.

According to an official statement issued after the maiden flight test, the missile employs several new technologies, including an indigenously developed launcher for the helicopter.

The missile guidance system includes a state-of-the-art navigation system and integrated avionics.

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India  Navy  DRDO  Test  Missile  Anti-Ship  Indigenous  

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