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Astra air-to-air missile

Country of Origin: India


India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is developing the Astra air-to-air missile as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP). The Astra program is designed to provide the Indian air force with an indigenous beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM). Astra is the Sanskrit word for "weapon."

The Astra is envisioned as a fire-and-forget state-of-the-art missile with beyond-visual-range (BVR) capability that will supplement other...

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