1. India successfully test fires Agni-ll Ballistic Missile from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha Coast

India successfully test fires Agni-ll Ballistic Missile from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha Coast

India successfully test fired Agni-ll Ballistic Missile at 10.22 AM on Thursday morning from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha Coast as part of user trials

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 4, 2017 2:08 PM
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India successfully test fired Agni-ll Ballistic Missile at 10.22 AM on Thursday morning from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha Coast as part of user trials as reported by the news agency ANI. Agni-II is a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) that has two solid fuel stages and a Post Boost Vehicle (PBV) integrated into the missile’s Re-entry Vehicle (RV). The 20-metre long Agni-II is a two-stage, solid propelled ballistic missile. It has a launch weight of 17 tonnes and can carry a payload of 1,000 kg over a distance of 2,000 km.

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