Giant leap in indigenous defence technologies: DRDO successfully tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle – The Financial Express

This will serve as the building block for NextGen Hypersonic vehicles.This will serve as the building block for NextGen Hypersonic vehicles.

In a giant leap for indigenous defence technologies and a significant milestone towards a `Sashaktbharat and `Atmanirbharbharat’ India has for the second time successfully flight-tested Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV). The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) with this successful test has on Monday, Sept 7, 2020, demonstrated capabilities for highly complex technology. This will serve as the building block for NextGen Hypersonic vehicles in partnership with the private industry.

As has been reported by Financial Express Online last year in June, “This technology is critical as it will play a very important part in the development of developing the hypersonic cruise missile system that DRDO has been working on.”

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