India Successfully Flight Tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM)

Anti-Radiation Missile developed by DRDO

New Generation Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM) was successfully Flight tested today onto a radiation target located on Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile was launched from SU-30 Mk1 fighter aircraft. 

The RUDRAM is First Indigenous Anti-Radiation Missile of the country for Indian Air Force (IAF), being developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). 

RUDRAM integrated on SU-30 Mk1 Fighter Aircraft

The missile is integrated on SU-30 Mk1 fighter aircraft as the launch platform, having capability of varying ranges based on launch conditions. It has INS-GPS navigation with Passive Homing Head for the final attack. The RUDRAM hit the radiation target with pin-point accuracy. 

The Passive Homing Head can detect, classify and engage targets over a wide band of frequencies as programmed. The missile is a potent weapon for IAF for Suppression of Enemy Air Defence effectively from large stand-off ranges. 

With this, the country has established indigenous capability to develop long range air launched anti-radiation missiles for neutralising enemy Radars, communication sites and other RF emitting targets. 

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