Tejas Test Fires Air-to-Air Missile Astra

On Wednesday, August 23, 2023, Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft LSP-7, successfully fired the ASTRA indigenous Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile off the coast of Goa.

The missile release was successfully carried out from the aircraft at an altitude of about 20,000 feet.

All the objectives of the test were met and it was a perfect text book launch.




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