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DRDO conducts all 5 successful trials of Air-to-Air Missile ‘Astra’


DRDO conducts all 5 successful trials of Air-to-Air Missile ‘Astra’



Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) ‘Astra’ from Su-30 MKI platform off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha. 

These trials were held from 16-19 September 2019 and were conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) against Jet Banshee target aircraft simulating all possible threat scenarios.

About DRDO :

Headquarters location: New Delhi
Motto: बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम्; "Strength's Origin is in Science"
Founded: 1958
Minister responsible: Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence