- India successfully test-fired two indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missiles(QR-SAM) from a test range off the Odisha coast.
- The QR-SAM weapon system has been jointly developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Bharat Electronics Ltd.It is a quick reaction, all-weather, network-centric missile system capable of search-on-the-move.
- The missile system can also engage multiple targets within a range of around 30 km with two vehicle configuration for area air defence.
- It is a truck-mounted missile with a 360° rotatable, electro-mechanically operated, turret-based launch unit.
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