The development of the Indian Astra Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile (BVRAAM) continues under a $ 181 million program to arm the Indian Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). A total of 18 ground launches has been made to aid in the development of the first Indian BVR missile.

Astra BVRAAM will be ready for its first flight trails from the Indian Air Force's Su-30MKI fighter jet in 2013. Indian defense giant DRDO plans to develop two versions, Astra Mk-1 with range of 50 km & Astra Mk-II with range of 100 km.


  1. the procument BVRAAM of shud deployed on indian aircrafts as soon as possible.
    frnace taurus misilles looks good with a range of 300kms for sukhois30 mki.