Astra, BVR air to air missile developed by ISRO successfully test fired from Odisha coast

Q.  Name the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile successfully test fired at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha on 20th May’15?
- Published on 17 May 15

a. Pinaka
b. K-100
c. Astra
d. Teevra

ANSWER: Astra
 
Astra is India’s first beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) that is capable of engaging its target at ranges of 37 km or beyond. It has operational range of 60km. The all-weather missile has been indigenously designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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