On the way to enhancing its arsenal with yet another powerful missile India successfully tested the Nuclear-capable ballistic missile K-4 on Sunday. The 3,500-kilometre range ballistic missile (known as K-4) was tested from a nuclear-capable submarine off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.
K-4 missile which is developed by DRDO would be equipped on indigenous Indian Navy Ship Arihant, which happens to be a nuclear-powered submarine. The missile once inducted, will be the mainstay of the Arihant class of indigenous ballistic missile nuclear submarines (SSBN).
It would also give India the standoff capability to launch nuclear weapons while being submerged in Indian waters. Indian Navy Ship Arihant, the first and only operational SSBN, is armed with K-15 Sagarika missiles with a range of 750 km.
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