The Indian Navy successfully managed to test Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) on Tuesday from the destroyer dubbed INS Visakhapatnam, reportedly validating the ability to engage anti-ship missiles.
#WATCH | Navy successfully undertook MRSAM (Medium Range Surface to Air Missile) firing from INS Visakhapatnam validating capability to engage Anti Ship Missiles. MRSAM jointly developed by DRDO & IAI & produced at BDL reflects Navy's commitment to Aatmamirbhar Bharat
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2023
The MRSAM is specifically designed to impair helicopters cruise missiles as well as drones and hostile aircraft at about a 70km range.
The missile is produced by Bharat Dynamics Ltd and developed jointly by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).
References: Times Of India, The Business Standard
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