The test was conducted by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
All the mission objectives, including missile flight upto the range and altitude, separation of the nose cone, release of torpedo and deployment of velocity reduction mechanism (VRM) were met perfectly during the test, it mentioned.
"The tracking stations (Radars, Electro Optical Systems) along the coast and the telemetry stations, including down range ships monitored all the events," it stated.
This launch and demonstration of SMART is significant in establishing anti-submarine warfare capabilities, it said.
SMART is a missile assisted release of a lightweight anti-submarine torpedo system, it stated.
"The @DRDO_India has successfully flight tested the Supersonic Missile assisted release of Torpedo, SMART. This will be a major technology breakthrough for stand-off capability in anti-submarine warfare," said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Twitter.
"I congratulate DRDO and other stakeholders for this significant achievement," he stated.
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