A night trial of the indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-2 was successfully conducted on Friday as a part of a user trial by the Army from a test range in Odisha, defence sources said.
The state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile blasted off around 7.30 pm from launch complex 3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore and the trial was successful, they said.
The last trial of Prithvi-2, carried out after sunset on September 23 from the same base, was also successful.
The trial of the missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher, a Defence Research and Development (DRDO) official said.
Today India successfully testfired the over 250 km strike range Prithvi-2 ballistic missile off the coast of Balasore, Odisha. The DRDO-developed Missile is already the part of the Strategic Forces Command.
— ANI (@ANI) October 16, 2020