Tuesday, September 22, 2020

India successfully flight-tests indigenous target drone Abhyas

New Delhi: India on Tuesday successfully flight tested Abhyas, a high-speed target drone for practice of weapon systems with realistic threat scenarios.

For the uninitiated, Abhyas is a high-speed drone that can be targeted by missiles during weapon systems practice.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has achieved a milestone with the successful flight test of Abhyas - High Speed Expandable Aerial Target from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore in Odisha.

"This can be used as a target for evaluation of various Missile systems. Congratulations to DRDO and other stakeholders for this achievement," Singh said.

22/09/20 daijiworld

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