India successfully test-fires advanced interceptor missile

India successfully test-fires advanced interceptor missile
February 12, 2017

In its effort to have a full fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system, India on Sunday, successfully test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming hostile ballistic missile, from a test range off Odisha coast.
The test conducted to validate various parameters of the interceptor in flight mode has been successful
The interceptor was engaged against a target which was a naval version of Prithvi missile launched from a ship anchored inside Bay of Bengal, taking up the trajectory of a hostile ballistic missile.

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