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Balasore IC3


Prithvi launch complex.

Longitude: 87.0491 deg.
Latitude: 20.9758 deg.
First Launch: 2006.11.26.
Last Launch: 2006.11.27.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Prithvi Indian single-stage short range ballistic missile. First units deployed in 1995. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Balasore Indian military testing range, known to have been used for at least 489 launches from 1979 to 2008, reaching up to 1000 kilometers altitude. More...

Balasore IC3 Chronology


2004 October 27 - . 05:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC3. Launch Vehicle: Dhanush.
  • Prihtvi-3 - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

2006 November 26 - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC3. Launch Pad: IC3?. LV Family: Prithvi. Launch Vehicle: Prithvi.
  • Test launch - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2006 November 27 - . 04:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC3. LV Family: Prithvi. Launch Vehicle: Prithvi.
  • Target (P2) - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Summary: A modified Prithvi II SRBM was fired from the Chandipore test range, Balasore, about 250 kilometers north of Bhubaneswar..

2007 December 6 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC3. LV Family: Prithvi. Launch Vehicle: Prithvi.
  • AAD Target - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

2010 July 26 - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC3. LV Family: Prithvi. Launch Vehicle: Prithvi.
  • AAD Target - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2011 September 26 - . 03:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC3. LV Family: Prithvi. Launch Vehicle: Prithvi. LV Configuration: Prithvi2.
  • Prithvi RV - . Nation: India. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Summary: Test mission..

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