The missiles, equipped with indigenous Radio Frequency (RF) seeker, intercepted the target with high accuracy, the defence ministry said in a statement.
The flight of the bomb and the performance was monitored by a number of range sensors including the Electro Optical Tracking System (EOTS), telemetry, and radar deployed by the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha.
The missile, equipped with a radio frequency seeker, successfully intercepted a high speed unmanned aerial target, a DRDO spokesperson said.
The flight trial was conducted at around 12.45 p.m. from a land-based platform with all weapon system elements such as multi-function radar, command, control and communication system, and launcher participating in deployment configuration.
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