India launched a strategic medium-range missile

India launched a strategic medium-range missile

Indian Ministry of Defence has conducted tests tactical missile Shaurya, capable of carrying both ordinary and nuclear charge, reports Defense News. The missile, range flight which is from 750 to 1.9 thousand kilometers, was held at the site ITR in Orissa in the Indian Army exercise. Tests Shaurya, hit the target in the Bay of Bengal, were found a hundred percent successful.
On time Test military evacuated more than 2-thousand people living near the landfill. In the coming time they will be paid monetary compensation.

Shaurya, developed in 2008, is used by the Indian Army. At the current time, the Organization of defense research and development (DRDO) of India produces revision missiles to increase its range and payload. Weight Shaurya is 6.2 tons at a height of 10 meters and 0.72 meters across.

Indian rocket supplied troops special launch canister, which allows its transportation and long storage. The missile can be performed with the mobile platform of the same container. It is believed that Shaurya created on the basis of a ballistic missile submarine K-15. In flight, the Shaurya is capable of speeds up to 7.5 Mach number (8.6 thousand kilometers per hour).

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