Home » District Diary » Nuclear Capable Subsonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Test-Fired From ITR Chandipur

Nuclear Capable Subsonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Test-Fired From ITR Chandipur

Bhubaneswar: India today test-fired nuclear-capable subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay with a range of 1000 km from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore district off Odisha coast.

According to Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) sources the missile was test-fired at 10.45 AM from the launch complex of the ITR.

Nirbhay is an intermediate-range subsonic nuclear-capable cruise missile with terrain hugging like the American Tomahawk, the Russian Club SS-N-27 and Pakistan’s Babur cruise missiles.

Nirbhay is a two-stage missile equipped with a booster engine that first propels it vertically and in the next stage the second engine takes it to the target.

The missile can reach speeds of 0.6-0.7 Mach and can strike targets at a distance of up to 1000 km

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
x

Check Also

83 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Bhubaneswar:2/7/22: As many as 83 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) area in the last 24 hours. As per BMC, the 83 COVID-19 positive cases ...