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Advanced Air Defense (AAD) endo-atmospheric interceptor

Country of Origin: India


The Advanced Air Defense (AAD) interceptor is the lower-tier element of an in-development Indian missile defense system. The upper-tier element is provided by the Prithvi Defense Vehicle (PDV) missile (see separate record for more information).

The combination of the two systems is expected to provide a 99.8 percent probability kill against any ballistic missile with a range from 190 mi (300 km) to at least 1,200 mi (2,000 km), according to India's Defense Research and Development...

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