~ DRDO successfully conducted flight test of long range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from test range at Chandipur, Odisha.
~ It is India's first indigenously designed and developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile.
~ It is a mixture of missile and aeronautical technologies which allows it to take off vertically like missile and cruise horizontally like an aircraft.
~ It has operational range of 1000 km and can carry warheads of up to 300 Kg including nuclear warheads.
~ It can be launched from various kind of platforms.