Indigenously developed missile QR-SAM meets with success

Q.  What is QR-SAM?
- Published on 04 Jul 17

a. Missile
b. Air gun
c. Tank
d. Ship

ANSWER: Missile
Indigenously developed missile QR-SAM meets with successIndia successfully test-fired its indigenously developed quick reaction surface-to-air short range missile (QR-SAM).

The sophisticated missile was test fired from a truck-mounted canister launcher from launch complex-3 at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.

It was the second successful developmental trial of the state-of-the-art missile with an aerial target.

The first test launch of the missile was conducted in June 2017 from the same base.

Features of the missile
  • The QR-SAM has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and other establishments.
  • It has been designed to be a quick reaction missile.
  • It is an all-weather weapon system capable of tracking and firing.
  • The missile has a strike range of 25 to 30 km.
  • It can engage multiple targets.

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