India / India successfully tests new-generation Pralay missile for second consecutive day

Zoom News : Dec 23, 2021, 09:39 PM
New Delhi : India on Thursday successfully test-fired indigenous surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Pralaya' from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha for the second consecutive day. Regarding the test, the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) said that for the first time for two consecutive days, the ballistic missile was successfully flight tested. During testing, the missile fulfilled all the objectives of the mission.

The 'Pralaya' range is 150 to 500 km, depending on the payload, and can be launched from a mobile launcher. Apart from this, it is equipped with many more new technology. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that the missile was tested on Thursday for heavy payloads and different ranges to test its accuracy and strength.

The second test was monitored by all range sensors and equipment, including telemetry, radar and electro-optic tracking systems deployed on the east coast and down range ships located near the point of impact. The ministry said that the missile met all its targets in the test. Earlier, off the coast of this Odisha, India had tested Agni-class missiles equipped with the latest technology.

'Agni P' is a new generation advanced missile of its class of missiles. It is capable of hitting surface to surface. The maximum range of this missile is 1000 to 2000 km. The Agni missiles developed by DRDO have many variants which are capable of having a range of 700 km to 500 km. These missiles are completely indigenous. Agni P will soon be inducted into the army.