India tests Pilotless Target Aircraft in Orissa

India on Tuesday successfully tested the indigenously developed Pilotless Target Aircraft (PTA) Lakhya from a defence base in Orissa for the second time in two days.

It was test flown from the integrated test range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore, 215 km from the state Capital Bhubaneswar, at 12.05 pm.

Developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), this is reportedly an improved version of PTA, which was inducted into the Indian Air Force in 2000.

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