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Short-range surface to surface guided ballistic missile ‘Pralay’ successfully testfired


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Bhubaneswar: India on Wednesday successfully testfired the ‘Pralay’ surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) officials said. The indigenously developed missile can strike targets at a range from 150 to 500 kms.

The ballistic missile developed by DRDO is a solid-fuel, battlefield missile that is based on Prithvi Defence Vehicle from the Indian ballistic missile programme.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO and associated teams for this maiden development flight trial. He complimented DRDO for the fast track development and successful launch of the modern surface-to-surface missile.

Secretary DD R&D and chairman DRDO, Dr G Satheesh Reddy appreciated the team and said that this missile is a new generation surface-to-surface missile equipped with modern technologies and induction of this weapon system will give necessary impetus to the armed Forces, the DRDO officials said.

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