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Dhanush missile successfully test-fired: All you need to know

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile. Here are a few facts you should know:


Dhanush missile successfully test-fired: All you need to know
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Bhubaneswar: India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile. Here are a few facts you should know:

  1. Dhanush ballistic missile was test-fired with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast on November 24, 2015.
  2. The surface-to-surface Dhanush was test fired from INS Subhadra in the Bay of Bengal.
  3. It is a naval variant of India's indigenously-developed Prithvi missile.
  4. Dhanush missile is capable of carrying conventional as well as nuclear payload of 500 kg.
  5. The missile can hit both land and sea-based targets under 350 km range.
  6. It has already been inducted in the armed forces.

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