India successfully test-fires ‘Pralay’ missile off Odisha coast
Balasore (Odisha), Nov 7 (PTI) India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) ‘Pralay’ from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast, a Defence official said.
The missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
The missile, launched around 9.50 am, met all its mission objectives, the official said.
A battery of tracking instruments monitored its trajectory along the coastline, he said.
‘Pralay’ is a 350-500 km short-range, surface-to-surface missile with a payload capacity of 500-1,000 kg, the official said.
‘Pralay’ has been developed for deployment along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and Line of Control (LoC), he added.