The test flight was conducted at the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha yesterday. The Very Short Range Air Defence System is a Man Portable Air Defence System, designed and developed by DRDO in collaboration with Indian industry partners. The missile is designed to neutralize low-altitude aerial threats at short ranges. The design of the missile including the launcher has been highly optimized to ensure easy portability.
The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and its business partners have received praise and gratitude from Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. “This new missile will provide an additional technological boost to the Armed Forces because it is equipped with modern technologies, he said.
Dr. Samir V. Kamatal, Chairman of the Defense Research and Development Organization, extended his congratulations to the entire team for achieving such remarkable success.