Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) System

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    • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Army have successfully completed six flight-tests of the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) system .

    About QRSAM 

    • It is a short-range Surface to Air Missile (SAM) system, primarily designed and developed by the DRDO to provide a protective shield to the moving armoured columns of the Army from aerial attacks.
    • It is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance and control algorithms including warhead chains. 
    • The uniqueness of the QRSAM weapon system is that it can operate on the move with search and track capability and fire on a short halt.
    • It can operate on the move with search and track capability and fire on short halt.
    • Data captured by range instruments like telemetry, radar and Electro Optical Tracking Systems (EOTS) were used to confirm the system performance.

    Source:PIB