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QRSAM Missile Successfully Test Fired

Current context: Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile, QRSAM system was successfully flight-tested from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the Odisha coast on 23rd Dec 19.
QRSAM Missile Successfully Test Fired 
  • The QRSAM missile system is indigenously developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO.
  • The objective of the missile is to operate in the deployment mode intercepting the target mid-air.
  • The features of the QASAM system includes:
    1. It Comprises of fully automated Command and Control System
    2. Have Active Array Battery Surveillance Radar
    3. The radars are four-walled having 360-degree coverage with a search on move and track on move capability.
    4. It has a single-stage solid propelled system
  • The missile system will be inducted by 2021 once the developmental trials of the weapon system are successfully completed.
  • Defence Minister: Rajnath Singh
  • Chairman DRDO: Dr G Satheesh Reddy

Question: 

Q.1 Who is the present chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO?
a. Rajnath Singh
b. Dr G Satheesh Reddy
c. Kailasavadivoo Sivan
d. Rajnath Singh
QRSAM Missile Successfully Test Fired QRSAM Missile Successfully Test Fired Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 23, 2019 Rating: 5

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