India successfully test-fires n-capable Prithvi-II missile

India successfully test-fires n-capable Prithvi-II missile

By: || Updated: 14 Nov 2014 07:10 AM
Bhubaneswar: India Friday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile from a military base in Odisha, a senior defence official said.

 

The indigenously-developed ballistic missile with a maximum range of 350 km was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea in Balasore district, about 230 km from Bhubaneswar.

 

The test was a part of the regular training exercise by the Indian armed forces.

 

"The test was successful. It was a text book launch," test range director M.V.K.V. Prasad told IANS.

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