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India successfully tests DRDO-developed Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile

Prime News, National, Defence, Balasore (Odisha), August 11:- India has successfully tested the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)-developed Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile off the coast of Odisha’s Balasore district on Wednesday (August 11).

As per the sources, the missile flew for around 150 km with an indigenous cruise engine. “More tests would be conducted in near future,” sources added.

The sleek missile of the Agni series has a range of 1,000 to 2,000 km. Its trajectory was monitored by sophisticated tracking radars along the coast line.

Earlier, on July 23 India had successfully test-fired indigenously developed New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), a Surface to Air Missile defence system in Balasore. It was the second test firing of the 30 km strike-range air defence missile systems in two days. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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