FIRST ON LIVEFIST: India's Defence Research & Development Organisation has just tested the Nirbhay cruise missile for the first time off India's east coast at 11.50 IST. The 1,000-km range subsonic missile is a two-stage weapon system that has been under development for seven years. More details, first photographs and video shortly.
UPDATE @ 12.42PM: The test was NOT a success. The missile began to veer off its path about 17 minutes into launch, and the test missile flight had to be aborted. Groan.
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