India has successfully test-fired a new version of Shaurya surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile today. This missile has been built indigenously and It can hit targets at around 800 kms range.
This test has been done by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in the APJ Abdul Kalam Island around 12.10 pm in Balasore, Odisha. The Missile will complement existing class of missile system & will be lighter & easier to operate.
“Shaurya” missiles cannot be detected by satellite imaging and it can be kept in locations where the enemies would not be able to detect them.
According to DRDO sources, Shaurya missile is one of the top 10 missiles in the world in its class with its high performance navigation and guidance systems, efficient propulsion systems, sophisticated control technologies and canisterised launch.
This missile can be easily moved around because it can be launched from silos and canisters mounted on a truck and fixed on the ground.