Balasore, Dec 2 (Odisha.in) A mock test fire of the indigenously developed unnamed interceptor missile was conducted off the Orissa coast Sunday prior to the user’s trial.
While the interceptor missile was fired at 10.44 am from Inner Wheeler Island it hit a electronics target fired at 10.42 am from Integrated Test Range (ITR) of Chandipur.
The missile tested is named as AAD (Advanced Air Defence). It is a new missile and not a derivative or an update of any existing missile.
It was specially designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) exclusively for this role. AAD is slightly advanced than US’s Patriot missile.