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India successfully test fires Nuclear-Capable Prithvi-II missile from Odisha coast

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India on Wednesday successfully test fired endogenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile from Abdul Kalam Island of Odisha coast at around 11:37 am.

Nuclear-Capable Prithvi-II missile successfully test fired from Odisha coast

The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) conducted user trial of surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile Prithvi-II at 11.37 am from launch complex-3 of Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

The perfect test launch came after successful trial of Agni-5 on January 18 and Agni-1 missile conducted from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast yesterday.

The Prithvi-II missile is capable of carrying a 500 kg to 1,000 kg warheads and is thrusted by liquid propulsion twin engines. It uses advanced inertial guidance system with manoeuvring trajectory to hit its target with precision and accuracy.

The ballistic missile is the first missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under its most ambitious Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.

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