Lakshya-II has been designed and developed by Bangalore-based Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), a premier DRDO lab. DRDO Statement: Flying at sea skimming height of about 15 meters at DRDO’s test range near Balasore, Lakshya-II the advanced version of. Lakshya is a remotely piloted aerial vehicle designed and built by and Development Organization (DRDO), for the Indian Armed Forces.
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In a flight lasting over 30 minutes, it was made to dive at different altitudes. It also maintained required altitude for the specified time before demonstrating auto climb-out An official of DRDO.
The unmanned aerial vehicle was flight-tested from the launching complex-III of the test range at 4.
Defence sources said the entire flight was pre-programmed and successful. It demonstrated various technologies and sub-systems including software correction.
The aircraft also demonstrated its manoeuvring capability simultaneously simulating manoeuvring attacking aircraft. The aircraft has been designed in such a way that two targets can be flown and controlled by a common ground control station.
Pilot-less target aircraft Lakshya-II flight-tested
The PTA, a sub-sonic and re-usable aerial target system, is remote controlled from the ground and designed drxo impart training to both air-borne and air-defence pilots. It is required for evaluation and development trials of new surface-to-air oakshya air-to-air weapon systems.
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