NEW DELHI, April 15 (RIA Novosti) - India
successfully test-fired on Wednesday a Prithvi-II ballistic
missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, Indian media
The ballistic missile, with an effective range of 150-250
kilometers, was test-fired from a mobile launcher at the
Chandipur test range, defense sources said.
The surface-to-surface missile can carry a 500 kg-to-1,000
An Indian navy vessel was anchored near the impact point
in the Bay of Bengal and a long-range tracking radar was
deployed to track the missile's flight.
India is currently developing six different types of
missiles for its armed forces.