IAF gets its Air Defence System MRSAM

IAF gets its Air Defence System MRSAM
IAF gets its Air Defence System MRSAM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received the first Firing Unit (FU) of the Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) System. The MRSAM system is designed to engage targets at a medium range. The system was handed over at the Air Force Station in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.


Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary of Defence R&D and Chairman of DRDO handed it over to Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria. The DRDO and IAI officials also demonstrated the capabilities of the MRSAM system as part of the On-Site Acceptance Test (OSAT). The MRSAM can engage multiple targets at ranges of up to 70 kilometres.