India tests anti-missile system improved Earth -2 target ballistic missile
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India, according to Xinhua News Agency Xinhua 6 am in the eastern coastal launch a self-developed interceptor missile successfully intercepted about 3 minutes ago launched a analog-surface ballistic missiles.
This is the sixth implementation of the Indian missile test. In accordance with the Indian Defense Ministry officials, the Indian ballistic missile defense capability, “mature.”
claiming anti-missile capability catching up with the United States, Russia and France to
local time at 9:33 on the 6th (GMT 12:03), from the eastern Indian state of Orissa coast Qian Di Puer-surface ballistic missile test site launched an analog.
less than three minutes later, an interceptor missile from the money from the test site about 70 km Dipu Er Hui Naples Island missile launch comprehensive testing ground in the Bay of Bengal over the simulated missile successfully intercepted.
西坦舒卡尔 said Defense Ministry spokesman, the interceptor missile to about 16,000 meters away from the airspace simulated missile hit.
two missiles by India’s Defense Research and Development Organization development. Among them, simulated missile is improved, “earth-II” medium-range ballistic missiles; interceptor missile flight speed of Mach 4.5, or 4.5 times the speed of sound.
Defense Technology Consultant V · K · Saraswat told the “Hindu” correspondent, the anti-missile tests have shown that India has “perfect control” to 50000 meters away from the following airspace to intercept ballistic missile technology, after the United States, Russia, France and Israel after another with this anti-missile capabilities.
statement by Saraswat, which is India’s “missile defense system in the history of an important milestone.”
This is the sixth implementation of the Indian missile intercept test is India’s first such test this year. Defence Research and Development plan the next few days and then test more missiles.
For security reasons, Barra Sol 6, the regional administrations money Di Puer test site within two kilometers around 400 households, 3200 people were evacuated to the nearby settlements.
India had 27 November 2006, December 6, 2007, March 6, 2009 Naples Island in the implementation of benefit missile intercept test.
the fourth test of the original March 14, 2010 to implement, due to technical problems a day later; the next day during the test due to simulated missile off track, did not launch interceptor missiles. The fifth test on July 26, 2010 successfully implemented.