Saturday, May 24, 2008

India successfully tested Prithvi Missile

A file picture dated 23 january 2004 shows an Indian army vehicle carrying a Prithvi missile during a full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India.

India successfully tested its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi missile from a test range in eastern Orissa state on 23 May 2008, defence officials said. Prithvi, which means the earth in Hindi, is India's most sophisticated medium-range missile that can cover a range of between 150 to 350 km.

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