User trial of interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam island


In April , 2015 , an upgraded interceptor missile plummeted into the Bay of Bengal a few seconds after the liftoff from the Wheeler Island (now Abdul Kalam Island ) off the Odisha Coast.

An interceptor missile’s user trial developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will be conducted in the forenoon on Sunday.

According to the sources in the DRDO – The interceptor will be launched from the Dhamara Abdul Kalam island & an electronic target will be fired from launch pad-3 of Chandipur test range. A few moments later, the interceptor missile will be test-fired.

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