India on Wednesday successfully test-fired a RudraM-II air-to-surface missile from a Su-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) off the coast of Odisha, Report informs via Business Standard.

The defense ministry said the flight-testing of the RudraM-II missile met all the trial objectives.

RudraM-II is an indigenously developed solid-propelled air-launched missile system meant for air-to-surface role to neutralize several types of enemy assets.

A number of state-of-the-art indigenous technologies developed by various DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) laboratories have been incorporated in the missile system.

The ministry said the performance of the missile has been validated from the flight data captured by range tracking instruments like electro-optical systems, radar and telemetry stations deployed at various locations, including the on-board ship.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO, the IAF, and the industry on the successful test flight of RudraM-II.