The new missile added in Army arsenal
India recently successfully test fired indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) missile developed by DRDO. The air defence system, QRSAM, was test fired from a rotatable truck-based launch unit at Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district. QRSAM has already been tested four times in the past two trials being conducted in 2017 and two of the rest undertaken on the same day this year and the missile cleared all the test. In this post, we will see all the essential features of the and how it will be used to be the armed forces.
So, let's begin
- Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) is a missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in association with Bharat Electronics Limited and Bharat Dynamics Limited for the Indian Army.
- The missile is quick in response and is used at the front as well as the last line of support by the armed forces.
- QRSAM is all-an weather, an all-terrain missile with electronic are against jamming by aircraft radars.
- The QRSAM missile can be mounted on a truck, and this will provide better mobility and weapons in a canister.
- QRSAM uses solid-fuel propellant and has a range of 25-30 km.
How is QRSAM better than Akash aerial defence system?
- The QRSAM missiles are light in weight and are easy to carry them during war as compared to the later part and therefore more number of missiles can be brought to the battlefield.
- The reaction time of QRSAM is very short compared to the Akash missile and scores a plus point for that.
- QRSAM are more effective for low flying aerial targets like the drones and cruise missile.
- These quick reaction missiles are cheaper and are capable of causing immense damage and is altogether better alternative over Akash missile.
These were some of the important features of the all new QRSAM.
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