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What is the strike range of indigenously developed Short-range tactical ballistic missile “Prahar”, which is successfully flight tested by DRDO?

September 22, 2018

What is the strike range of indigenously developed Short-range tactical ballistic missile “Prahar”, which is successfully flight tested by DRDO?
1. 250 Km
2. 150 Km
3. 200 Km
4. 350 Km

Answer : 2. 150 Km

Explanation :
The indigenously developed surface-to-surface Short-range tactical ballistic missile “Prahar” has been successfully flight tested by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from complex-III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha. Fuelled by a solid propellant, Prahar is about 7.3 m long and can carry a payload of 200 kg. The missile has a strike range of 150 km & can be transported to anywhere within a short span of time. It is a quick-reaction, all-weather, all-terrain, highly accurate battlefield support tactical weapon system. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art navigation, guidance and electro-mechanical actuation systems with latest onboard computer. The missile is capable of carrying different types of warheads & will operate as battle field support system to the Indian Army. It has a greater manoeuvring capability, acceleration and can be deployed in different kinds of terrain making it more effective against strategic targets.

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