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Major News and Events of 29 December 2017

What Happened on 29 December 2017

Supersonic ballistic missile test successful in the first attempt

India has successfully tested its indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence supersonic interceptor missile which is capable of destroying any incoming enemy ballistic missile at low altitude. The test was conducted by a female scientist Dr. Shashikala Sinha, who is popularly known as “new missile woman” in India these days. It is a big achievement for her as the test was successful in the first attempt.

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