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SAAW - Glide Bomb Successfully Tested

Government on 3rd November said that an indigenously developed light weight 'Glide' bomb has been successfully tested in Chandipur in Odisha, marking a major milestone in developing such weapons. The bomb -- SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) -- was dropped from an Indian Air Force aircraft at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur. "The guided bomb released from the aircraft and guided through precision navigation system, reached the targets at greater than 70 km range, with high accuracies," the defence ministry said in a statement.
The guided bombs have been developed by the Research Centre Imarat, Hyderabad along with the DARE, Bengaluru; TBRL, Chandigarh and ARDE, Pune all laboratories under the DRDO (Defence Research Development Organisation) and the Indian Air Force. During the trials on Friday, the guided bomb which were released from the aircraft and guided through precision navigation system, reached the targets at greater than 70 km range, with high accuracies, according to DRDO scientists.