India test-fires two Prithvi-2 nuclear capable ballistic missiles from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Odisha's Balasore
Bengaluru: In a greater show of India’s nuclear prowess, it test-fired two Prithvi-2 nuclear capable ballistic missiles from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Odisha's Balasore on Wednesday (16 December) night.
As per an ANI report, the trials of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) developed surface-to-surface missiles were successful.
The tests were reportedly conducted in quick succession to reconfirm the operational readiness of the tactical missiles, the website added.
The tactical nuclear capable missile can strike a target at a range of up to 350 km.
#FirstVisual of Prithvi #missile night trial from ITR off #Odisha coast. #India test fires 2 variants of #Prithvi in quick succession to reconfirm operational readiness. Developed by @DRDO_India, the tactical #nuclear capable weapons can strike targets at a range up to 350 km. pic.twitter.com/GMktJ8ePFA— Hemant Kumar Rout (@TheHemantRout) December 17, 2020
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Last Updated Dec 17, 2020, 12:44 PM IST