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India tests 1000 kg guided Glide bomb, can hit target 100 kms

December 19
23:27 2014

India tests 1000 kg guided Glide bomb, can hit target 100 kmsBHUBANESWAR: India today tested a 1,000 kg indigenously-developed glide bomb, which successfully hit a target 100 kms away, in the Bay of Bengal off the Odisha coast, making the country self-reliant in guided precision bombs.

“The nation today has capability to design, develop and launch heavy bombs for delivery up to 100 km away with high precision,” said DRDO Director General Avinash Chander.

Designed and developed by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the bomb was dropped by an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft in the ocean, according to an official statement.

The bomb, guided by an on-board navigation system, glided for nearly 100 km before hitting the target with great precision.

The flight of the glide bomb was monitored by radars and electro-optic systems stationed at Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha’s Balasore district, about 230 km from Bhubaneswar.

The flight of the glide bomb was monitored by radars and electro-optic systems stationed at the ITR.

Dr Chander, Scientific Advisor to RM, Secretary, Department of Defense R&D & DG DRDO congratulated all the team members including the IAF team who have contributed in the success.

Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Distinguish Scientist and Director RCI said, “Country has now become self-reliant in the area of guided precision bombs.” –PTI

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