NEW DELHI: India tested a short-range ballistic missile from a ship in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday, said the Defense Ministry sources.
The Dhanush missile was launched at 11:31 am from the warship INS Subhadra anchored on the Bay of Bengal, more than 30 nautical miles off the coast of the eastern state of Orissa , said an official from the Defense Ministry.
A combined team of the naval officials and the scientists from the Defense Research and Development Organization conducted the test, the official of the Defense Ministry said.
The last test of Dhanush missile was conducted on March 30, 2007.
The Dhanush missile is a naval version of army's Prithvi short-range ballistic missile, capable of carrying a conventional or nuclear warhead, having the range of more than 300 km.