India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On June 27, the Indian Army successfully test fired a Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) off the country’s Odisha Coast. Officials described the flight as a routine test. The liquid-fueled…

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On October 6, India’s Strategic Forces Command conducted a successful test launch of its indigenously produced Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missile. The Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) reported the missile…

India Test Fires Prithvi-2 Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-2 Ballistic Missile

On February 21, India’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) test fired a Prithvi-2 tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile. The missile was fired at night from launch complex 3 of the Integrated…

India Test Fires Prithvi-2 Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-2 Ballistic Missile

On February 7, India successfully test fired a Prithvi-2 short-range ballistic missile. The launch came one day after an Agni-1 test launch, and took place at India’s Integrated Test Range…

India Successfully Tests Advanced Area Defense Interceptor

India Successfully Tests Advanced Area Defense Interceptor

On December 28, India’s indigenously produced low-altitude Advanced Area Defense (AAD) interceptor successfully destroyed a target Prithvi ballistic missile over the Bay of Bengal. The intercept occurred at an altitude…

India Successfully Tests Prithvi-II Missile

India Successfully Tests Prithvi-II Missile

On June 2, India successfully test-fired its Prithvi-II ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island (formerly Wheeler Island) off the Odisha coast in East India. “As part of user training exercises, the…

India Tests Ballistic Missile Defense System

India Tests Ballistic Missile Defense System

On March 1, India conducted the second test this month of its ballistic missile defense system when a low-altitude interceptor destroyed a target Prithvi missile over the Bay of Bengal. This…

India Tests New High-Altitude Interceptor Missile

India Tests New High-Altitude Interceptor Missile

On February 11, India conducted a test of its two-tier ballistic missile defense system. Reports indicate that an exo-atmospheric interceptor, also called the “Prithvi Defense Vehicle” (PDV), successfully launched from India’s…

India Tests Prithvi-II Missiles in Salvo Launch

India test fired two of their nuclear-capable Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missiles on Monday (November 21, 2016). The missiles were launched from road-mobile transporter-erector launchers in rapid succession as a salvo…