India test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

Interceptor missile
Interceptor missile

India on Thursday tested supersonic interceptor missile in Odisha’s Balasore. Meanwhile this is the third Supersonic interceptor test carried out by India this year.

The missile tested is capable of tacckling any ballistic missile coming from a particular range. Defence sources revealed that it was a successful  launch.

The earlier two tests were conducted on March 1 and February 11, 2017, as part of efforts to have a full-fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system.

“Today’s test was conducted to validate various parameters of the interceptor in flight mode and it was all success,” the sources told Times Of India.


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