India successfully carries out night test-firing of Prithvi ballistic missile

ANI Odisha, India Dec 04, 2019, 10.31 AM(IST)

India's Prithvi surface-to-surface missile Photograph:( AFP )

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The testing of the indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-2 missile was a part of a user trial by the Army.

India on Tuesday successfully carried out a night test-firing of the over 300 km strike-range Prithvi ballistic missile off the coast of Balasore.

The test was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command.

In November India had successfully carried out night-time test-firing of two Prithvi ballistic missiles.

The testing of the indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-2 missile was a part of a user trial by the Army.

A successful night time test firing of Agni-2 ballistic missile with a strike range of 2000 km was also carried out last month.