Shourya missile system successfully test fired

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New Delhi, Nov 12 : The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully flight-tested state-of-art 600 km range canisterised surface-to-surface missile system named 'Shourya'.

The missile was test fired from ITR Balasore in Orissa at 11:25 a.m. This developmental flight trial of Shourya missile system is a part of ongoing technology development work undertaken by DRDO.

The Missile system has a unique feature of simplicity of operation and maintenance.

The canisterised missile system can be easily handled, transported and stored within the canister for longer shelf life.

The high maneuverability of the missile makes it less vulnerable to available anti missile defence systems.

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