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Prithvi Defense Vehicle (PDV)

Country of Origin: India


The Prithvi Defense Vehicle is a follow-on to the Prithvi Air Defense (PAD) program (see "Variants," below). It features the overall fuselage shape of the PAD, but uses long-chord cruciform fins mounted on the lower fuselage ahead of the cruciform tail surfaces instead of the mid-fuselage cruciform wings on its predecessor.

The system is designed to be capable of intercepting enemy missiles with a strike range of 1,240 mi (2,000 km) outside the Earth's atmosphere, at a range of...

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