Pralay Successfully Flight-tested

  • 23 Dec 2021

On 22nd December, 2021, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted maiden flight test of indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’ from Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.


  • The Missile is powered with solid propellant rocket motor and many new technologies.
  • It has a range of 150-500 kilometre and can be launched from a mobile launcher.
  • The missile guidance system includes state-of-the-art navigation system and integrated avionics.


  • The mission met all its objectives. The new missile followed the desired quasi ballistic trajectory and reached the designated target with high degree accuracy, validating the control, guidance and mission algorithms.
  • Induction of this weapon system will give the necessary impetus to the Armed Forces.