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Dharmendra Pradhan congratulates DRDO on HSTDV launch

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of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday congratulated the team of and Development Organisation (DRDO) for successfully launching (HSTDV).

"I congratulate team @DRDO_India for positioning amongst a select few countries with the successful test fire of (HSTDV) off Odisha's coast. It can be used to launch satellites at low cost & will strengthen our defence capabilities," he tweeted.

successfully launched a Technology Demonstrator missile vehicle off the coast of Odisha on Wednesday. This missile vehicle is expected to help the DRDO prove and develop a number of technologies for futuristic missions.

The test was conducted by the agency in presence of and (Defence Production) at the test firing range in Balasore.

"Various sensors have been placed on the missile, through which a large number of data has been gathered for various missile subsystems. That data will be analyzed to validate the critical technologies for the purpose the said vehicle was launched," DRDO sources said.

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 20:32 IST