India flight tests first indigenous anti-radiation missile RUDRAM successfully

New generation Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM)

India's first New generation Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM) was successfully Flight tested on 09.10.2020 onto a radiation target located on Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile was launched from Sukhoi SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft. 

First indigenous anti-radiation missile of India

The RUDRAM is first indigenous anti-radiation missile of India for Indian Air Force (IAF), being developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).  Having capability of varying ranges based on launch conditions, the missile is integrated on SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft as the launch platform. The RUDRAM missile has INS-GPS navigation with Passive Homing Head for the final attack and hit the radiation target with pin-point accuracy. 

With the Passive Homing Head RUDRAM can detect, classify and engage targets over a wide band of frequencies as programmed. The missile is a potent weapon for Indian Air Force (AIF) 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 neutralizing enemy Radars, communication sites and other radio frequency (RF) emitting targets.

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