Nuclear capable Prithvi-II successfully test-fired
  • Nuclear capable Prithvi-II successfully test-fired
    PTI | Balasore

    India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed and
    nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile, which has a striking range of 350
    km, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off the Orissa coast. ?

    "The missile mounted on a mobile launcher was test-fired from the launch
    complex-3 in the ITR at around 0815 hours", defence sources said.?

    The test-firing of the missile, which has already been inducted into the armed
    forces, was successful, the sources said, adding it was a routine trial
    conducted by the personnel of strategic force command (SFC).

    "The entire trajectory of today's trial was tracked by a battery of
    sophisticated radars, electro-optic telemetry stations and ships launched in the
    down range impact point area in the Bay for the post-launch analyses," the
    sources said.

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