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Test-firing of Barak-8 missile to continue for second day

The test-fire of new long-range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 will continue on the second day on Wednesday from Integrated Test Range launch pad at Chandipur off Odisha coast.



Bhubaneshwar: The test-fire of new long-range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 will continue on the second day on Wednesday from Integrated Test Range launch pad at Chandipur off Odisha coast.

The Indo-Israel joint venture missile is having multi-functional surveillance and threat alert radar was successfully test fired twice from the Range yesterday.

Earlier this year, Barak-8 was successfully test-fired twice on June 30 and once on July 1.

 

The 4.5-meter missile weighs around three tonnes and can carry a payload of 70 kilograms.

The system also includes a Multi-Functional Surveillance and Threat Alert Radar for detection, tracking and guidance of the missile.

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