Bhadrak: India successfully test-fired the Hypersonic Technology Defence Vehicle (HSTDV) off Odisha coast today.
The HSTDV was test-fired from launch pad number 4 of at 11.22 am at Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha’s Bhadrak district.
The HSTDV by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) can move upto an altitude of 32.5 km (20 miles) in 20 seconds.
Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the DRDO on successful test-fire of the vehicle.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 12, 2019