Tarmak007 -- A bold blog on Indian defence: TARMAK007 EXCLUSIVE | NIRBHAY LAUNCH VIDEO

Thursday, October 16, 2014


Here's an exclusive video footage of last year's maiden launch of Nirbhay, India’s first subsonic cruise missile, which had to be terminated after 20-minutes into its mission. Nirbhay had travelled almost 250 km towards the target after the launch, but a technical snag dented its designated flight path. Capabilities like the lift-off from the canister, the booster separation, ignition of cruise vehicle engine at high altitude, wing deployment, control guidance and way-point navigation were proven during the launch. 
The video is of 2:37 minutes and till 1 minute the launch frames have been captured by various ground-based cameras. The remaining part has been shot from a Sukhoi (Su-30 MKI), which flew parallel to the missile.
As DRDO scientists gear up for the next launch (on October 17, 2014) of Nirbhay -- India's first 'Made-in-Bangalore Missile' -- this video sourced after 'lots of effort' should inspire many, considering some of the first-time technologies our scientists could prove. This footage was first shown to a select audience during DefExpo in Delhi this year.
Gratitude to sources, who have time and again reposed faith in Tarmak007. This video will be truly a treat to all the devotees of India's aerospace and defence might.
Best wishes to Team DRDO for Nirbhay's second launch!


Inspiration from an aborted flight: http://bit.ly/1C3n5DX
Agni-II Prime failed, but nobody died! http://bit.ly/1ocAWjd

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