DRDO successfully tested Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet technology from Odisha

-

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) today successfully test-fired the Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) booster technology. The test was conducted at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha.

A Defense Ministry press release said the test successfully demonstrated the reliable functioning of all critical components involved in the complex missile system and met all mission objectives.

DRDO Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet technology

According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), this type of propulsion system substantially increases the range with higher average speeds. Missiles using such a system are also capable of carrying large payloads due to the absence of oxidizer. Unlike solid propellant rockets, ramjets take oxygen from the atmosphere during flight.

The development of this technology will go a long way in helping India strengthen its air defense. The SFDR-based propulsion enables the missile to intercept air threats over very long distances at supersonic speeds.

SFDR has been developed by Defense Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad in collaboration with other DRDO laboratories such as Research Center Imarat, Hyderabad and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO for the successful test of SFDR. He described it as a significant milestone in the development of critical missile technologies in the country.

Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defense Research and Development and Chairman, DRDO lauded the teams involved in the design, development and testing and said that the successful trial of SFDR can increase the range of air-to-air missiles. , could. increased. could.

Support Indian Spectator, follow us on Google News. Submit your opinion and guest articles on Info.indianspectator@gmail.com

IS NewsDesk
IS NewsDesk
Stories curated by our interns and news crew. Originally reported or general compilation from various available sources and news agencies.

Latest News

Rooting for Change: Farmer Protests Reignite in India – Exploring Demands, Updates, and Impact

In a momentous resurgence of the farmers' movement, tens of thousands of Indian farmers have once again taken to...

Paytm Navigates Regulatory Challenges: Transitioning Towards a Third-Party App Model

Since its establishment in May 2017, Paytm Payments Bank has encountered a series of regulatory hurdles, culminating in recent...

RBI Halts Paytm Payments Bank: Unraveling the Regulatory Actions

On the 31st of January, a pivotal moment unfolded as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued an unequivocal...

Bharat Ratna for LK Advani: A Tribute to a Stalwart Statesman’s Enduring Legacy in Indian Politics

Renowned BJP stalwart Lal Krishna Advani is set to receive the highest civilian honor in the country, the 'Bharat...

Why Lakshadweep Trails Behind the Maldives: A Look at Geography and Tourism

The proximity of Lakshadweep and the Maldives, two archipelagic islands nestled in the Indian Ocean, raises intriguing questions about...

Is News Media’s Role in Shaping Justice and Priorities a Double-Edged Sword?

In our information-driven world, news platforms play a crucial role in keeping the public informed about significant events and...

Jio AirFiber vs. Airtel Xstream AirFiber: Which One’s Better for You?

Let's dive right into the world of home internet and make choosing between Airtel Xstream AirFiber and Jio AirFiber....

The Dynamics of Free Markets and Buyouts

In the realm of economics, the interplay between free markets and buyouts is a phenomenon experienced by capitalist nations...