Naval Anti-Ship Missile: The Indian Navy has taken a step further towards becoming self-reliant. The Indian Navy on Wednesday successfully test-fired the first indigenously made anti-ship missile in Odisha. In which the Navy in collaboration with DRDO successfully fired the first indigenously developed Naval Anti-Ship Missile from Seaking 42B helicopter at ITR Balasore, Odisha.
The Navy has also released two videos of this missile test. Missile launching is shown in both the videos. Missiles are launched from Seeking 42B helicopter and the missile is successful in hitting its target.
Navy released video
Speaking on the occasion, senior Navy officials said, “This firing is an important step towards achieving self-reliance in specific missile technology and confirms the indigenization of the Indian Navy.”
#WATCH Naval anti-ship missile developed by DRDO being test-fired off the Odisha coast
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Let us tell you that just a month before this, the Indian Navy in collaboration with the Andaman and Nicobar Command had successfully test-fired an anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Just a month later, the Navy successfully carried out the first firing of an indigenously developed anti-ship missile.