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Pralay missiles

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About Pralay Missiles:

FeatureDescription
Missile TypeQuasi-ballistic Surface-to-Surface missile
Range150-500 km
PropulsionSolid-propellant rocket motor
CapabilitiesAbility to change path mid-air, evading interceptor missiles
TargetDesigned to destroy enemy radar, communication centres, airfields, and command centres
Developed byDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
DeploymentIndian Air Force and Indian Army
SignificancePralay will be India’s first tactical quasi-ballistic missile and will give the armed forces the capability to hit enemy positions and key installations in actual battlefield areas.