Today, India has successfully test-fired 3,500 km range nuclear capable ballistic K-4 Missile for the second time in the last six days. According to Government sources, K-4 missile was test-fired from an underwater platform today morning off the coast of Vishakhapatnam.
Government Sources: For the second time in the last six days, India, today successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Vishakhapatnam.The DRDO-developed missile was testfired from an underwater platform today morning pic.twitter.com/nerLhPDZqp— ANI (@ANI) January 24, 2020
Earlier on Sunday, the K-4 ballistic missile was successfully tested off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. This is a submarine missile which is designed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The missile will be deployed on the Indian Navy’s indigenous INS Arihant-class nuclear-powered submarines.
Govt sources:India today successfully test-fired 3,500 km strike range nuclear capable submarine-launched K-4 ballistic missile off coast of Andhra Pradesh. The missile under development by DRDO will be equipped on indigenous INS Arihant-class nuclear-powered submarines of Navy. pic.twitter.com/qOcblC269Z— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2020
DRDO sources say that the DRDO is already working on another long range missile, the K-5, which can hit targets 5,000 km away.