February 19, 2015

India successfully testfires N-capable Prithvi-II missile

Bhubaneswar: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile from a military base in Odisha, a senior official said.
The indigenously-developed ballistic missile with a maximum range of 350 km was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Balasore district, about 230 km from Bhubaneswar.
"It was a user trial by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Indian Army. The test was successful. It met all mission objectives," test range Director M.V.K.V. Prasad told IANS.

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  1. The Indian Army's Strategic Forces Command (SFC) has conducted another user trial of the indigenously developed Prithvi-II nuclear-capable missile from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the Odisha coast.Prithvi-II is a tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile designed to accurately intercept targets located at a distance of 350km. the 9m-long single-stage liquid-propelled missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads ranging from 500kg to 1,000kg payloads, and also features measures to deceive anti-ballistic missiles.