Chandipore (Orissa), Jan 31 (ANII): Indigenously developed micro-light and pilot-less target aircraft Lakshya-1 was successfully tested at the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Orissa's Balasore District on Tuesday.
'Lakshya-1, fitted with an advanced digitally controlled engine was successfully test flown today morning to check the validity of its engine and duration enhancement, defence sources said.
Lakshya is a sub-sonic, re-usable aerial target system remote controlled from the ground and designed to impart training to both air borne and air defence pilots. The flight duration of the micro light air-craft is usually 30-35 minutes.
The aircraft has been developed by India's aeronautic development establishment (ADE), Bangalore to perform discreet aerial reconnaissance of battlefield and target acquisition. (ANI)
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