Balasore: The surface-to-air ballistic missile Barak-8 was test fired today at Chandipur. According to sources, the missile was test fired at 10:13AM today from the launchpad-3 in Chandipur, Balasore. Another test-fire is scheduled to be held in the afternoon today, informed sources.
The Barak-8 missile has been jointly developed by DRDO and Israel Aerospace Industries.
The Barak-8 is a long range surface-to-air missile with a target range of 90Kms.
The Barak-8 weighs in at 275 Kg and is 4 meters in length.
Notably, the Barak-8 was successfully test fired twice on June 30 and once on July 1.