Successful firing in India with two short range ballistic missiles with nuclear capacity Prithvi-II

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Defense News - India
 

Wednesday , December 22, 2010, 10:22 AM

 
Successful firing in India with two short range ballistic missiles with nuclear capacity Prithvi-II.
 
 
India successfully tested two Prithvi-II ballistic missiles, intended to equip the national air forces, announced S.P. Dash, director of the base of Chandipur, in the Indian State of Orissa, East of India.
     
India successfully tested two Prithvi-II ballistic missiles, intended to equip the national air forces, announced S.P. Dash, director of the base of Chandipur, in the Indian State of Orissa, East of India.
Prithvi-II short range ballistic missile Indian army
     

“The firing test of two missiles Prithvi-II operated by the Indian armed forces proceeded successfully”, it indicated, quoted by agency IANS. The preceding shooting of the Prithvi-II missile, carried out last September, showed a failure.

India operated these tests the day after the tests of the Pakistani missile Hatf-V (modification of Ghauri), with a range of 1.300 km.

Developed since the beginning of the 1980, Prithvi are short range ballistic missiles of able to transport a nuclear warhead, whose ground-to-ground version equips already the Indian Army. Prithvi II has a maximum range of firing of 350 km and it is able to transport a warhead of 500kg.

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