India successfully test fires Sub-Sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay

16-04-2019

India has successfully test-fired its first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from a Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The Nirbhay is a subsonic long-range land attack cruise missile that can be armed with a 200-300-kilogram warhead. The nuclear-capable, solid fuel, missile can reportedly reach top speeds of 0.6-0.7 Mach and can strike land targets at a distance of up to 1,000 kilometers.

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