Successful Flight Test of LRSAM

January 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) has been successfully test fired from INS Chennai against an incoming aerial target flying at low altitude today. The missile destroyed the target with a direct hit. All the mission objectives have been met. LRSAM has been jointly developed by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India and M/s Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel for the Indian Navy. Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated DRDO, Indian Navy and associated team members.

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Israel Aerospace Receives Indian Navy Order

October 25, 2018 – Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced today it has been awarded an additional, $777-million mega- contract for supply of LRSAM Air & Missile Defense systems (the marine version of the AMD system Barak 8) for seven ships of the Indian navy. The contract was entered with Indian state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) which serves as the main contractor in the project. The LRSAM system, part of the Barak 8 Family, is an operational AMD system used by Israel’s navy as well as by India’s navy, air and…

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Lockheed Martin’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Scores Again in U.S. Air Force B-1B Flight

Lockheed Martin successfully fired two production representative Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) from a U.S. Air Force B-1B. In the event over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California, a U.S. Air Force B-1B from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, released the pair of LRASMs. The missiles navigated through all planned waypoints, transitioned to mid-course guidance and flew toward the moving maritime target using inputs from the onboard sensors. The missiles then positively identified the intended target and impacted successfully. “The success of this second dual-LRASM test event speaks volumes,”…

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