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Prithvi I SRBM

Country of Origin: India


The Prithvi (Earth) is a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM); it was the first missile to be produced indigenously by India. It is a simple design based largely on the propulsion technology of the Russian SA-2 surface-to-air missile.

Two different versions were developed concurrently. The Prithvi I, also called the Prithvi SS-150, was developed with a shorter range but heavier payload for the Indian army, while the Prithvi II, also called the Prithvi SS-250, was developed for the...

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