DRDO & IAF jointly flight test Long-Range Bomb successfully

What is the News?

Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) have jointly flight-tested Long-Range Bomb(LRB).

What is a Long Range Bomb(LRB)?

Long Range Bomb is India’s first indigenously-developed guided bomb.It will be used to attack land-based targets at a long-range with greater accuracy.

Developed by: It has been designed and developed by Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a DRDO laboratory located at Hyderabad in coordination with other DRDO laboratories. 

Range: The bomb has a range of around 100 kilometres.

Significance: This development is important as India in the past has been using Israeli laser-guided bombs. Hence, the successful test of the LR Bomb makes India capable of staying well within its territory and hitting enemy targets at 100 kilometres with high accuracy.

Source: This post is based on the article DRDO & IAF jointly flight test Long-Range Bomb successfullypublished in PIB on 29th October 2021.

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