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Interim Test Range

Interim Test Range (ITR) is located at Chandipur, about 16 km from Baleswar, in Orissa. Established in 1989, it is a center for launching missiles, rockets and flight test vehicles.

The center covers an area of 17 km along the sea coast where tracking instruments are deployed to cover the total flight path of the test vehicles. A number of test vehicles have been test fired from this range, prominent being Akash, the antitank Nag missile and Agni-I.

Among the facilities are mobile and fixed electro-optical tracking system, S-band tracking radar, C-band tracking radar, fixed and mobile telemetry system, photo processing system and range safety system.

Updated on 18th August, 2005
District: Baleswar
Location: Chandipur    


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