India successfully test-fires interceptor missile

India successfully test-fires interceptor missile Updated on : 11-02-2017 09:28 PM
India has successfully test-fired an interceptor missile off the Odisha coast.


With this a significant milestone in the direction of developing a two-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system has been accomplished.

The Prithvi Defence Vehicle mission is for engaging targets at an altitude above 50 km of earth's atmosphere.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed scientists for their achievement.

(AKS-11/02)

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