'Nirbhay' – Role in Indian Missile Armoury

Countries develop multiple missile systems with varied capabilities to provide wide range of strike options, Nirbhay the sub sonic cruise missile on operationalisation will complement the Brahmos. On 15 April 2019, the sixth test of the Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile, Nirbhay was carried out by the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur Odisha. The aim  of the test was flight trial to prove the repeatability of boost phase, cruise phase using way point navigation at very low altitudes. The Ministry of Defence press release  indicates that the missile took off vertically turning horizontally into desired direction, booster separated, wing deployed, engine started, cruised all the intended waypoints. The missile demonstrated its sea-skimming capability to cruise at very low altitudes. Thus the mission objectives were said to have been met with tracking by a chain of Electro Optical Tracking Systems, Radars and Ground Telemetry Systems deployed all along the sea coast.............

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