PRITHVI-II Successfully Launched

Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Prithvi-II was successfully launched from ITR, Chandipur, Balasore off Orissa coast at 10.26 AM. Prithvi-II has a range of 350 Kms. Prithvi-Il is inducted into Army and launch was carried out as part of Army Exercise under the command of SFC. Taken from routine production lot, the Missile is launched with an improved Aided Inertial Navigation and achieved high degree accuracy, i.e., CEP. The missile has the features to deceive any Anti Ballistic Missiles. Army officials and DRDO Scientists witnessed the launch. This launch in effect confirms the capabilities and dependability of the Prithvi Weapon System in strategic role.