India successfully test fires ballistic missile from nuclear submarine INS Arihant

All operational and technological parameters of the weapon system have been validated, informed the Defence Ministry.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, October 14, 2022, 06:28 PM IST
article-image
Photo: Twitter Image

Indian on Friday (Oct 14) carried out a successful launch of a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) from INS Arihant. The missile was tested to a predetermined range and impacted the target area in the Bay of Bengal with very high accuracy.

All operational and technological parameters of the weapon system have been validated, informed the Defence Ministry.

"The missile was tested to a predetermined range & it impacted the target area in the Bay of Bengal with high accuracy, validating all operational and technological parameters," Defence Ministry said.

INS Arihant (SSBN 80) is a designated S2 Strategic Strike Nuclear Submarine. It is the lead ship of India's Arihant class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines.

The 6,000-tonne vessel was built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in the port city of Visakhapatnam.

Arihant was launched on 26 July 2009, the anniversary of Vijay Diwas (Kargil War Victory Day) by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

PM's Employment Generation Programme

PM's Employment
Generation Programme

JRD Tata death anniversary: Remembering the legend and his legacy

JRD Tata death anniversary: Remembering the legend and his
legacy

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann aims to make state medical education hub

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann aims to make state medical education hub

DU UG Admissions 2022: Over 4,000 candidates secure admission at Delhi University; round 2 vacant...

DU UG Admissions 2022: Over 4,000 candidates secure admission at Delhi University; round 2 vacant...

New VARC question stumps candidates as CAT 2022 held across India

New VARC question stumps candidates as CAT 2022 held across India