NEW DELHI, November 23 (RIA Novosti) - The Indian Army carried out a successful test on Friday of its Advanced Air Defense (AAD) anti-ballistic missile interceptor, IANS reported.
The AAD missile, fired from the Wheeler test range in the Bay of Bengal in Orissa state, hit a test target launched from India's Chandipur launch facility, also in Orissa. The army did not disclose what kind of rocket was intercepted.
Indian specialists are working on development of a national missile defense system, part of which will consist of interceptor missiles, India says.
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