India successfully tests nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile

Chandipur:26;  Surface to surface nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile test-fired from Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur here, off Odisha coast.

With a strike range of 250 km to 350 km, the nuclear-tipped missile was tested at 12:10 pm from launch complex-3 of the ITR.

The missile which has a capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads was included in Indian Army on January 27, 1996.

The twin-engine Prithvi-II is 8.56 metre in length, 1.1 metre in width and weighs 4,600 kg. It has the ability to dodge enemy missiles.

Prithvi-II has been designed to operate with both liquid and solid fuels and is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear payloads.

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