Rajnath Singh hands over different models to defence forces at DRDO event

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh handed over a model of Astra MK-1 Beyond-Visual-Range (BVR) air to air missile to Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria. He met him at DRDO Awards Distribution Function in the national capital on December 18. Astra is the first indigenously developed BVR (Beyond Visual Range) air to air missile and it can be launched from SU-30, LCA and MiG-29K with range 100 plus kms. Rajnath Singh also handed over the DRDO made Indian Maritime Situational Awareness System to the Navy chief. Defence Minister handed over the Border Surveillance System (BOSS) to the Indian Army chief General MM Naravane.