Agni-V Successfully Test-Fired off Odisha Coast

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Balasore, Jan 31: India successfully test-fired the surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V with a strike range of over 5000 kms from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast at Chandipur.

The indigenously developed missile was fired from a mobile launcher at the launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at about 8.06 am on Saturday.

This was the third trial of the missile, developed by the scientists of the DRDO. The Agni-V is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of over one tonne. This is about 17 mtr long, 2 mtr width and around 50 tonnes in weight.

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