India on Wednesday successfully carried out the night launch of Prithvi-II short range ballistic missile from an integrated test range in Odisha.
The defence ministry said the missile was test-fired around 7:30 pm.
It said the test validated all operational and technical parameters of the missile.
"A successful training launch of a short-range ballistic missile, Prithvi-II was carried out on June 15, at approximately 1930 hrs from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, Odisha," the ministry said in a brief statement.
"The missile is a proven system and is capable of striking targets with a very high degree of precision," it said.
The ministry further added: "The user training launch successfully validated all operational and technical parameters of the missile."
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