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India Successfully Tests N-Capable Prithvi-II Missile

The missile with a maximum range of 350 km was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Balasore district.

Published: 19th February 2015 10:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th February 2015 10:57 AM   |  A+A-

Prithvi II-PTI
By IANS

BHUBANESWAR: India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile from a military base in Odisha, a senior official said.

The indigenously-developed ballistic missile with a maximum range of 350 km was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Balasore district, about 230 km from Bhubaneswar.

"It was a user trial by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Indian Army. The test was successful. It met all mission objectives," test range Director M.V.K.V. Prasad told IANS.

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