New Delhi, March 2: The Indian Navy on Thursday successfully launched an anti-ship missile into the Arabian sea. The missile is from the indigenously built Kalvari class submarines. The missile successfully hit a surface target at extended ranges during the trial firing, held on Thursday morning.
According to the details released by the Indian Navy, this missile launch is a significant milestone for the Kalvari, which is the first in a series of Scorpene class submarine being built in India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the country's defence scientists for successfully testing the missile, saying it was a proud moment for the entire nation.
The missle provide the submarine the ability to neutralise surface threats at extended ranges.