India successfully test-fires Agni Prime missile off Odisha coast

Article Posted on : – Jun 28, 2021

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight test a New Generation Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni P from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha, Balasore. A PTI Photo

BALASORE, ODISHA (PTI): India on Monday successfully test-fired its new generation nuclear-capable Agni Prime missile from a defence base off Odisha coast, DRDO sources said.

The surface-to-surface ballistic missile has a range of 1000 to 2000 km, it said.

The sleek missile of the Agni series was test-fired from a mobile launcher off the Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha at 10.55 am, said a DRDO source.

Its trajectory was monitored by sophisticated tracking radars along the coast line.

The nuclear-capable missile has been designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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