The Indian Navy on Wednesday successfully test-fired its first home-made anti-naval missile from a Seeking helicopter, officials said. The test was conducted at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, Orissa.
A senior Navy official said: “The firing is an important step towards self-reliance in special missile technology and reaffirms the Indian Navy’s commitment to nationalization. )
On Twitter, the Indian Navy released a short video of a missile being fired from a Seeking 42B helicopter. The new missile was tested a month after a joint successful test of an anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Indian Navy and Andaman and Nicobar Command.
The Indian Navy is steadily increasing its overall combat capability to effectively protect India’s maritime security interests, especially in the Indian Ocean region. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched two Indian Navy frontline warships.
The ships – INS Surat and INS Udayagiri – were launched at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. INS Surat is the fourth guided-missile destroyer in the P15B class, while INS Udayagiri is the second P17A class stealth frigate.