​DRDO Successfully Tests SMART System

On 1st May, 2024, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted a successful flight test of the Supersonic Missile-Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) system from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.

SMART System Overview

  • Developed by DRDO, SMART is a cutting-edge missile-based lightweight torpedo delivery system aimed at enhancing the Indian Navy's anti-submarine warfare capabilities.
  • It extends the range of lightweight torpedoes far beyond conventional limits.
  • Launched from a ground mobile launcher, the missile underwent rigorous testing, validating various state-of-the-art mechanisms such as symmetric separation, ejection, and velocity control.

Key Features

  • The canister-based missile system integrates advanced sub-systems, including a two-stage ....
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