Indian Army Raises First MRSAM Regiment In Eastern Command

The first Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) Regiment is raised in the Eastern Command. The Regiment has been equipped with MRSAM Weapon System indigenously developed by DRDO.

Lt Gen RP Kalita Army Commander Eastern Command reviewed its raising on Feb 2023.

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MRSAM provides Air Defence against aerial threats including fighter aircrafts, UAVs, and subsonic & supersonic missiles.

During his visit to the MRSAM Regiment, Lieutenant General RP Kalita, GOC-in-C, Eastern Command, emphasized that India will soon become self-reliant in defence manufacturing in line with the national aim of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.

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The establishment of the MRSAM Regiment marks a significant step towards indigenisation in the defence sector and provides a giant leap towards enhancing India’s defence capabilities.


Rajesh Negi

Defence & Sports Enthusiast

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