India successfully test-fired local-made Prithvi-II nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile
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|Tuesday, January 7, 2014 08:29 AM|
|India successfully test-fired its local-made Prithvi-II nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile.|
India on Tuesday, January 7, 2013, test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near here. The test was carried out as part of a user trial by the Army. The surface-to-surface missile was test fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at about 0948 hrs.
India successfully conducted another test of its nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II missile.
December 23, India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III surface-to-surface missile from a military base in Odisha.
The local-made ballistic missile was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea in Balasore district, about 230 km from Bhubaneswar. The test was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) as part of a regular training exercise, he said.