What is the News?
India successfully conducted the night trial of surface-to-surface nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile Prithvi-II.
What is the Prithvi-II Missile?
Prithvi II is a Surface-to-Surface short-range ballistic missile(SRBM)
Developed by: DRDO under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program(IGMDP)
Warhead Capacity: It is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads.
Features: The missile is a proven system and is capable of striking targets with a very high degree of precision.
– The missile is powered by liquid propulsion twin engines. The missile also uses an advanced inertial guidance system with manoeuvring trajectory to hit its target.
Source: The post is based on the article “Short Range Ballistic Missile, Prithvi-II successfully tested” published in PIB on 15th June 2022.