Prithvi-II successfully tested: Naveen congratulates DRDO

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated the Defense Research and Development Organization on successful test firing of indigenously developed Prithvi-2 missile from Odisha’s Chandipur Integrated Test Range (ITR).
Taking to the microblogging site, Patnaik said that “successful testing of surface-to-surface missile will further enhance the country’s defense capabilities.”
India successfully testfired the indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-2 missile at night as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off Odisha coast on November 20.
Two Prithvi-2 missiles were test-fired consecutively and both tests met all parameters, the official said from the Interim Test Range at Chandipur.
The trial of the surface-to-surface missile with a strike range of 350 km was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the ITR between 7 pm to 7.15 pm.

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