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DRDO’s ABHYAS High-Speed Aerial Target



  Feb 06, 2024

DRDO’s ABHYAS High-Speed Aerial Target



What is ABHYAS?

ABHYAS is a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT) developed by the Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in India. It is designed for autonomous flight and is used to help in the evaluation of various missile systems.

How does ABHYAS enhance safety and reliability during missions?

ABHYAS is equipped with an Indigenous Radio Altimeter for safe low-altitude flights and encrypted data link communications for secure command and control, ensuring safety and reliability throughout its mission.

What are the notable features of ABHYAS?

ABHYAS features fully autonomous flight capability, advanced algorithms, and decision-making logic, enabling it to operate independently with precision. It also includes a Micro-Electromechanical Systems-based Inertial Navigation System for accurate navigation.

How does ABHYAS contribute to India’s defense capabilities?

ABHYAS enhances India’s defense capabilities by providing a sophisticated platform to evaluate missile systems, contributing to the nation’s self-reliance in defense technology and strategic defense objectives.

What were the achievements of the ABHYAS trials?

The trials, conducted at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), demonstrated ABHYAS’s ability to sustain high subsonic speeds and its robust configuration, marking a significant advancement in India’s defense capabilities.

How does the launch mechanism of ABHYAS work?

ABHYAS uses twin under-slung boosters for initial acceleration and a compact gas turbine engine for sustained flight, showcasing an innovative approach to aerial target systems.

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