India today successfully test-fired indigenously built surface-to-surface nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on Sea in Orissa.

The missile, capable of carrying a pay-load of 500-1000 kg for hitting installations at ranges of up to 350 km, reached the designated target in the Bay of Bengal with high accuracy (less than 10 metres deviation from th