Odisha News Insight

India successfully test-fires Interceptor Missile off Odisha coast

ONI Bureau: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast from launch pad IV at about 11.24 am in Balasore district.

The indigenously developed missile capable of destroying any incoming ballistic missile in low altitude.

Earlier four tests were conducted on March 1, 2017,  February 11, 2017,  Dec 28, 2017 and Jul 14, 2018 as part of efforts to have a full-fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system.