The test of missile is a part of Defence Research and Development Organisations (DRDO) series of tests of Indo-Israeli joint venture Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM).

At least five tests of the MRSAM, jointly developed by DRDO and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) of Israel for the Indian Air Force (IAF), have been planned from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea.

More details are awaited.