India’s Pralay missile: 5 facts about the new weapon

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Nov 07, 2023

Pralay tested successfully

India has successfully developed and tested its ‘Pralay’ missile, adding another weapon to its extensive border-protection arsenal.

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Pralay is a surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile developed by India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation.

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India’s new projectile has a maximum range of 500 kilometres and is equipped with a payload capacity of 500-1,000 kilograms.

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It reportedly has a speed of around 2,000 km per hour and has been installed with advanced infrared and thermal scanners.

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Pralay missile was designed to boost India’s border protection capabilities. It is expected to be deployed at the Line of Control (LoC).

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Pralay has been compared to premier weapons like Dong Feng 12 and Iskander, which are used by China and Russia respectively.

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