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India test fires Agni-V missile off Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar | ByIndo Asian News Service
Dec 10, 2018 04:08 PM IST

The missile developed by the Strategic Forces Command and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the most advanced in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine.

India successfully test fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V off the Odisha coast on Monday.

India successfully test fired the seventh trial of the state of the art, nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V ballistic missile. (Representational Photo)(PTI Photo)
India successfully test fired the seventh trial of the state of the art, nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V ballistic missile. (Representational Photo)(PTI Photo)

The surface-to-surface missile having a strike range of 5,000 km was launched at 1.30 p.m. from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Bhadrak district, said Defence Ministry sources.

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The sources said the missile test was successful.

The missile developed by the Strategic Forces Command and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the most advanced in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine.

This was the seventh trial of the state-of-the-art Agni-V ballistic missile. It was last tested on June 3, 2018.

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