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India test fires air-to-air Astra missile

India today successfully test fired the Astra air-to-air missile from its Integrated Test Range off the Orissa coast. Another Astra missile is scheduled to be tested today.

india Updated: Jan 11, 2010 14:29 IST

India on Monday successfully test fired the Astra air-to-air missile from its Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Orissa coast.

The beyond visual range air-to-air missile was tested at the Chandipur test range at about 9.45 a.m.

"The test was a success," S P Dash, director of the ITR said.

Another Astra missile is scheduled to be tested from the same test range later in the day, he added.

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