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India test−fires missile interceptor
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 11/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
India test−fires missile interceptor

Bhubaneswar : India Friday test−fired a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Odisha as part of its efforts to create a shield against incoming enemy missiles, defence officials said.

The indigenous Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile was fired from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast near Dhamra in Bhadrak district, about 170 km from here.

The interceptor was fired a few minutes after the target missile was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur−on−sea in Balasore district, about 70 km from Wheeler Island.

India is developing the interceptors which have been successfully tested several times in the past, to provide air−shield to important Indian cities against hostile attacks.

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