Prithvi II, India's indigenous surface to surface missile successfully launched

Q.  Name the indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface missile, successfully tested from a test range at Chandipur off Odisha coast on 19th Feb’15?
- Published on 24 Feb 15

a. Agni V
b. Aakash-III
c. Agni VI
d. Prithvi-II

ANSWER: Prithvi-II
Prithvi-II has a strike range of 350 km and is 8.56 metres in length, 110 cm in girth and weighs 4,600 kg. It is thrusted by liquid propulsion twin engines and uses advanced inertial guidance system with manoeuvring trajectory. The Prithvi-II missile, developed by the DRDO, has already inducted into the Indian Armed forces.

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