India successfully test-fires SFDR propulsion based missile
New Delhi:Making a breakthrough in missile technology, India successfully carried out the flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday.
The technology demonstrator flight test was conducted from the Launch Centre-III of Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.
"The flight test met all the mission objectives. The technology of nozzle less booster has been successfully demonstrated in the mission for the first time in the country," an official statement said.
SFDR is a propulsion technology different than that of conventional solid fuelled or liquid fuelled missiles.