New Delhi: An indigenously-developed 500 kg Inertially Guided Bomb was successfully test-fired by the Defence Reseach and Development Organisation (DRDO) at Pokhran test firing range in Rajasthan on Friday. Also Read - Good News For Job Seekers: THIS State to Create Over 10,000 Jobs For Computer Teacher Post | Check Details
The trial was carried out by the DRDO from its nuclear test range in Rajasthan. The bomb managed to strike its target at a distance of 30 km with high precision. India has carried out several such trials this year. Also Read - India Army GD Recruitment 2021: Golden Opportunity For Class 10th Passed Candidates to Get a Job Without Exams | DIRECT Link to Apply, Check Vacancy, Other Details
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On May 17, the India Navy and the DRDO had success with the test fire from Pokhran a Man-Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) that incorporates advanced features like an image infrared radar seeker with integrated avionics.
On May 14, DRDO also carried out the flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from its test range in Chandipur in Balasore, Odisha. The ABHYAS missile has been designed on an in-line small gas turbine engine and it uses the indigenously developed MEMS-based navigation system.
In March this year, India had also test-fired the PINAKA-guided-missile from the Pokhran range. PINAKA is a multiple rocket launcher produced by DRDO for the Indian Army.
(With Inputs from Agencies)