India conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha test range.
The air vehicle is launched using twin underslung boosters.It is powered by a small gas turbine engine and has an Inertial navigation System (INS) along with a flight control computer (FCC) for guidance and control.
Sources say it proved its performance in a fully autonomous waypoint navigation mode.
The trial, carried out by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here, was tracked by various radars and electro-optic systems.
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