India has test fired its surface-to-surface nuclear capable single-stage liquid-fuelled shorter range missile Prithvi-II in what proved the fifth test of that missile in the past six months, according to the Press Trust of India news agency.

The missile was fired from a mobile launcher in the Chandipur rocket launching station in the state of Odisha (former Orissa) to the maximum range of 350 kilometres.

The ballistic missile Prithvi is capable of carrying a warhead, including a nuclear warhead, of up to one ton. The missile was manufactured as part of India’s Integrated Guided Missile Development Program, launched in 1983.

The missile was last successfully test fired in October 2013.

source: voice of russia