Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:45:00 GMT | By IANS

India tests Dhanush ballistic missile

Bhubaneshwar: India Friday tested its nuclear-capable ballistic missile Dhanush from a naval ship in the Bay of Bengal in Odisha, an official said.


India tests Dhanush ballistic missile (© Reuters)

The missile was fired from a naval ship somewhere between Puri and Visakhapatnam as part of the training exercise of the Indian Navy.

"The test was successful," Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) spokesperson Ravi Kumar Gupta told IANS.

Dhanush is a naval version of the nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi. It has a range of 350 km.

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