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Defexpo 2020: DRDO developing extended-range variant of Prahaar CRBM

07 February 2020
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India’s state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is developing an extended-range variant of its Prahaar close-range ballistic missile (CRBM) system, DRDO officials told Jane’s at the 5–9 February Defexpo 2020 exhibition in Lucknow.

The Prahaar CRBM as displayed at the 5-9 February Defexpo 2020 exhibition in Lucknow. The DRDO has revealed that it is developing an extended-range variant of this missile called Pranash. (Jane’s/Rahul Udoshi)The Prahaar CRBM as displayed at the 5-9 February Defexpo 2020 exhibition in Lucknow. The DRDO has revealed that it is developing an extended-range variant of this missile called Pranash. (Jane’s/Rahul Udoshi)

Designated Pranash, the 200 km-range weapon “is a tactical surface-to-surface ballistic missile being developed to meet a requirement by the Indian armed forces”, the officials said, adding that the missile, which will be powered by a single solid-propellant rocket motor, will be fitted with a conventional warhead.

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