Mission Shakti exemplary effort reflecting indigenous defence technology: DRDO

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Chairman of Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO, G Satheesh Reddy has said that Mission Shakti is an exemplary effort reflecting india's indigenous defence technology.

Speaking on DRDO's achievements in Defence Indigenization at a lecture in Vivekananda International Foundation in New Delhi this evening, Dr Reddy said, a continuous process is required to achieve progress in indigenous defence production in the country.

He said, the Ballistic Missile Development, BMD systems are pursued by very few countries in the world and India is one amongst them.

Speaking on A-SAT, the DRDO Chairman said, closing velocity and accuracy are two very crucial aspects of an ASAT interceptor missile test and a multistate hit to kill satellite made the execution possible in the shortest possible time. He said, more than 50 industries participated and 200 components have been realised to make A-SAT test a success. (AIR)