Nirbhay Cruise Missile Successfully Tested from Chandipur

India’s unique in-home designed and also created long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ was recently launched from a testing facility situated in Chandipur, Odisha.

Facts About Nirbhay Missile

  1. Nirbhay missile has combined missile as well as aerial innovations which permits it to set off upright like missile and also travel flat like an airplane.
  2. The Nirbhay missile has a dual-stage missile powered by strong rocket engine booster built by Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Hyderabad.
  3. Nirbhay Missile has a functional distance of 1000 kilometres and also can hold warheads of as much as 300 kg involving nuclear warheads.
  4. It can be propelled from different type of platforms.It is able to traverse with a turbofan or turbojet engine and also is led by an extremely sophisticated inertial propelling system.
  5. It has the ability to travel normally as well as travel at 0.7 Mach, at elevations as reduced as 100m.
  6. It is surface embracing missile which goes on surrounding the location of its target for numerous mins and afterwards strikes the target at an appropriate moment.
  7. It is tough to detect by opponent’s radars. It has the ability to involve a number of targets in a solitary trip.
  8. The direction, control as well as navigating system of missile is set up around domestically made Ring Laser Gyroscope (RLG) as well as MEMS-based Inertial Navigation System (INS) in addition to GPS system.

It was the 6th developmental testing of Nirbhay missile system. It is a matter of pride that the test accomplished all its mission purposes right from lift-off till the last impact, improving the self-confidence of all researchers and scientists related to the test.

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