VSHORADS Missile Test Fired By DRDO

  • DRDO conducted two successful flight tests of the Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile on 28th and 29th February 2024. 
  • The tests were conducted against high-speed unmanned aerial targets under different interception scenarios. 
  • The missiles intercepted and destroyed targets, meeting mission objectives. 
  • VSHORADS is a Man Portable Air Defence System (MANPAD) developed by Research Centre Imarat (RCI) in collaboration with other DRDO laboratories and Indian Industry Partners. 
  • The missile incorporates novel technologies like miniaturized Reaction Control System (RCS) and integrated avionics. 
  • The missile is propelled by a dual-thrust solid motor and designed for neutralizing low-altitude aerial threats at short ranges.
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