Thursday, 20 December 2012

The latest in a flurry of recent missile tests: Prithvi-II test fired today... this is the MoD's official release


New Delhi: Agrahayana 29, 1934
Thursday, December 20, 2012 

Army’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully test-fired the Prithvi-II missile from the DRDO range facility at Chandipur off the Odisha coast today. The entire trajectory of the missile was tracked by a battery of sophisticated radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and naval ships.
The Prithvi-II missile is equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system and guided by an innovative guidance scheme.  The improved Circular Error Probability (CEP) achieved is a testimony to the efficacy of this missile system.
An SFC spokesman said, “the flight conveys our preparedness to meet any eventuality”; The mission “fully validated our operational readiness”. With this launch the Army’s Strategic Forces Command has successfully carried out in operational conditions launches of all the variants of Prithvi and Agni missiles.


Mr. RA said...

Good! More the number of successful tests, more the reliability and accuracy.

Siddhartha said...

Operational testing done in a flurry of multiple tests seems to be more indicative of the real conditions in which these are meant to be used. As opposed to testing while the equipment is pre-operationalisation.

Anonymous said...

When is agni 5 again going to be tested

Anonymous said...

is the nirbhay test delayed