Dhanush ballistic missile successfully tested

Dhanush ballistic missile successfully tested
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Dhanush Ballistic Missile Successfully Tested. Dhanush Missile Gives The Indian Navy The Capability To Strike Enemy Targets With Great Precision.

Bhubaneswar: Dhanush, a nuclear-capable ballistic missile was successfully tested from a naval ship in the Bay of Bengal, by India on Saturday, an an official saidDhanush Ballistic Missile Successfully TestedM.V.K.V. Prasad, the director of the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district, told that the missile was fired from a naval ship as part of the training exercise of the Indian Navy

He said that "The test was successful," but he declined to specify the exact location in the Bay of Bengal where it took place.


Dhanush is a naval version of the nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi. It has a range of 350 km and is capable of carrying a conventional as well as nuclear payload of more than 500 kg. It can hit both land and sea-based targets.

The missile gives the Indian Navy the capability to strike enemy targets with great precision.

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