India successfully test-fires 'Pralay' missile off Odisha coast

01:56 PM Nov 07, 2023 | PTI |

Balasore: India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) ‘Pralay’ from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast, a Defence official said.


The missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

The missile, launched around 9.50 am, met all its mission objectives, the official said.

A battery of tracking instruments monitored its trajectory along the coastline, he said.

‘Pralay’ is a 350-500 km short-range, surface-to-surface missile with a payload capacity of 500-1,000 kg, the official said.


‘Pralay’ has been developed for deployment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and Line of Control (LoC), he added.


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