a Successful test of Indian ballistic missile K-4 were held on Sunday, reports news Agency ANI, citing government sources. The missile designed for submarines and can travel a distance of 3.5 thousand kilometers carrying a nuclear warhead.
the Missile was launched from underwater platform located off the coast of Andhra Pradesh in the Bay of Bengal in the afternoon on Sunday.
K-4 is one of the two missiles that are being developed in India for launch from submarines. The missile is designed to equip the Indian submarine-based nuclear missile (SSBN) class Ariant. These submarines should be part of the nuclear triad of India.
the Development of missiles K-4 began in 1990-ies. The first test launch was made in 2014. Just to date there have been three tests.