Hot Widget

Type Here to Get Search Results !

DRDO successfully flight-tests supersonic missile assisted release of 'SMART' torpedo

DRDO successfully flight-tests supersonic missile assisted release of 'SMART' torpedo
The feat is a technological breakthrough in ASW, Rajnath Singh said (Representational image)/ Indian Navy  |  Photo Credit: ANI


 New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), on Monday, successfully flight-tested supersonic missile assisted release of 'SMART' torpedo. The system, Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) was successfully flight-tested on Monday at 11.45 am from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha, DRDO said.


"This launch and demonstration are significant in establishing anti-submarine warfare capabilities," the Ministry of Defence stated, agencies reported.


Congratulating the defence research agency, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that achievement is a major 'technology- breakthrough' for India's capability in anti-submarine warfare (ASW). "DRDO has successfully flight-tested Supersonic Missile assisted release of Torpedo, SMART. This will be a major technology breakthrough for stand-off capability in anti-submarine warfare. I congratulate DRDO & other stakeholders for the achievement," Rajnath Singh said in a tweet.



Another step towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar also welcomed the development as an achievement in light of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. "Successful flight test of Supersonic Missile assisted release of Torpedo, SMART, is a big technology breakthrough in anti-submarine warfare. Congratulations to @DRDO_India  scientists for this rare feat. Another firm step towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat," he said in a tweet.


The latest feat by DRDO may be viewed on a backdrop of a series of milestones by India's premier defence research agency in the recent past. 

Source>>

Post a Comment

0 Comments
* Please Don't Spam Here. All the Comments are Reviewed by Admin.

Top Post Ad

Below Post Ad


(Catch all the Defence NewsIndian Defence News Events and World Defence News on The Indian Hawk)




Support News Media

The Indian Hawk has the finest young writers, analysts and columnists working for it. Sustaining media of this quality requires lively and consulting people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.

Support Our Journalism!