Prithvi short-range ballistic missile successfully testfired

India, on Wednesday, carried out successful testfiring of the Prithvi short-range ballistic missile, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Balasore off the coast of Odisha.

The missile achieved its all-mission objective as decided by Strategic Forces Command.

DRDO conducted a night testfire of the nuclear-capable surface-to-surface missile as a part of user trials for the Indian Army.

The launch of the missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from complex 3 of the Integrated Test Range at Balasore.