Successful Launch of Supersonic Missile assisted Torpedo System 

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  • December 14, 2021
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Successful Launch of Supersonic Missile assisted Torpedo System 

Part of: Prelims 

In News: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed supersonic missile assisted torpedo system was successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Odisha

  • The system is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system. 
  • Designed to enhance anti-submarine warfare capability far beyond the conventional range of the torpedo.
  • This canister-based missile system consists of advanced technologies viz. two stage solid propulsion, electro-mechanical actuators and precision inertial navigation. 
  • The missile is launched from ground mobile launcher and it can cover a range of distances.

News Source: PIB 

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