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DRDO Successfully Test-Fires Astra Air-To-Air Missile From Sukhoi Jet

The Defence Research and Development Organization on Tuesday successfully test-fired Astra, the air-to-air missile with a range of over 70 km. The missile was test fired from a Sukhoi-30MKI combat aircraft that took off from an air base in West Bengal. The Government of India had sanctioned the Astra project in March 2004 with a budget of Rs 995 crore.

Updated : 17 September 2019, 11:25 PM