Army’s Strategic Forces
Command (SFC) successfully test-fired the Prithvi-II missile from the
DRDO range facility at Chandipur off the Odisha coast today. The entire
trajectory of the missile was tracked by a battery of sophisticated
radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and
The Prithvi-II missile is equipped with advanced high accuracy
navigation system and guided by an innovative guidance scheme. The
improved Circular Error Probability (CEP) achieved is a testimony to the
efficacy of this missile system.
An SFC spokesman said, “the flight conveys our preparedness to meet any
eventuality”; The mission “fully validated our operational readiness”.
With this launch the Army’s Strategic Forces Command has successfully
carried out in operational conditions launches of all the variants of
Prithvi and Agni missiles.