Prithvi-2 to be test-fired today

 
“The test will be part of the user’s trial. It will be conducted by a special contingent raised by the Indian army,” sources in Defence Research and Development Organisation said on Sunday.

“Range preparation in the ITR complex has reached the final stage for the trial and if everything proceeds in the right direction, the exercise would be carried out tomorrow,” the sources added.

Prithvi-2 missile is single stage liquid propelled and is equipped with inertial navigation system.

The missile is about 9 metre in length and 1 metre in width. With an extended range of 350 km the  missile can carry conventional or nuclear warheads.

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