Prithvi II Takes Off

prithvi-II test fired succesfully

The surface-to-surface Prithvi II ballistic missile was successfully launched at 11.03 a.m.on Saturday from Chandipur off Odisha coast.

A “Ballistic Missile“is guided in the first part of its flight but falls freely as it approaches target. With this missile launch, India has emerged as a major missile power.

A part of  army, entrusted with the nuclear weapons delivery systems, launched the missile.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) officials said the test  flight as fully successful.

It was a perfect launch and can go as far as 350km.

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