India successfully test-fired the nuclear-powered Prithvi-2 missile at night. The ground-to-surface missile test was conducted in Balasore, Odisha on Monday night. Earlier, Prithvi 2 Mile was tested here on November 20 as well. Sources said the test was a complete success and the missile met all standards.
These missiles can carry 500 to 1000 kg of war material with them. It has two liquid propulsion engines. The state of the art missile has a range of about 350 km. The missile has an advanced guidance system that can easily hit its target.
The Prithvi missile has been in the army since 2003, which is nine meters long. Prithvi is the first missile manufactured by DRDO. The missile was selected from production stock for night testing. The missile’s launching program was carried out by the Strategic Force Command. DRDO scientists were watching its action.