India test-fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile

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  1. The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday successfully test-fired the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM).
  2. QRSAM has been indigenously developed by the DRDO for the Indian Army.
  3. QRSAM is an all-weather and all-terrain missile. It is equipped with indigenously developed phased array radar, inertial navigation system, data link and radio frequency seeker. It has electronic counter measures against jamming by aircraft radars.
  4. QRSAM uses solid-fuel propellant. It has a range of 25-30 km.
  5. The QRSAM project was sanctioned in 2014. The first trial of the QRSAM was conducted in June 2017.