The solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by the DRDO relies on Prithvi Defence Automobile from the Indian ballistic missile programme.
The Defence Analysis and Growth Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday efficiently carried out the maiden flight take a look at of indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’, from Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
“The mission has met all its goals. The brand new missile adopted the specified quasi ballistic trajectory and reached the designated goal with excessive diploma accuracy, validating the management, steerage and mission algorithms. All of the sub-systems carried out satisfactorily,” a DRDO assertion mentioned. The missile has a spread of 150-500 Kms.
Quasi missile trajectory can be ballistic however after sure vary it modifications the projectile path to defeat interceptors, defence official defined.
All of the sensors deployed close to the affect level throughout the japanese coast, together with the down vary ships, tracked the missile trajectory and captured all of the occasions, DRDO mentioned.
The missile is powered with strong propellant rocket motor and plenty of new applied sciences and could be launched from a cell launcher.
Secretary Division of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO, Dr G Satheesh Reddy mentioned it is a new technology surface-to-surface missile geared up with trendy applied sciences.