India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile

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The Dhanush, which has undergone extensive testing since 2012, is a naval variant of the Prithvi 3

 

The missile, dubbed the Dhanush, was test fired at approximately 11:45 am Tuesday local time from the Indian Navy’s INS Subhadra patrol vessel in the Bay of Bengal off the country’s east coast.

The missile is capable of holding both conventional and nuclear payloads of up to 500 kg, and is capable of targeting both land and sea-based targets at a range of 350 km or less.

The missile has already been introduced to the country’s armed forces.

Full article: India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile (Spacewar)

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