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

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Sept. 21 (ANI): The test-fire of new long range surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 will continue on the second day today 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 30th June 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. (ANI)