Ballistic Missile Test-fired From ITR At Chandipur


An indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile was test-fired from the Odisha coast on Thursday amid heavy rains, official sources said.

The sophisticated missile was test launched from launch pad-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, near here at about 1:35 pm.

The missile, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was launched from a mobile launcher.

“It is a solid fuelled short-range missile fitted with inertial navigation system,” the sources said.  It is a quick reaction, all-weather, all-terrain, highly accurate battlefield support tactical weapon system, the sources said. Read More

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