India likely to test fire sea ballistic missile today

February 26th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India is likely to test its first-ever under sea ballistic missile at Vishakhapatnam today.

After the successful testing of the missile India will join the group of five countries, the US, Russia, France, and China who are equipped with this technology of nuclear deterrence.

According to the official sources the missile K-15 have a range of 700-kilometre, which is going to be fired from a pontoon immersed in the sea as India does not have a submarine for this exercise.

Recently, the Chief Controller of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), S Prahlada, had said that only one test will ratify the missile system. (ANI)

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