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India successfully tests nuclear Agni-I missile off Odisha coast

India successfully tests nuclear Agni-I missile off Odisha coast
Written by Abhishek Rana

India successfully tested the Agni-I ballistic missile off the coast of Odhisa today. The trial was conducted by The Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army, that launched the 700 km range missile from the launching pad-four of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore. This is the 18th version of Agni missile, and is capable of reaching its target withing the parameters and the time limit that is set for it. It weighs 12 tonne and is 15 meter long. Agni-I is surface-to-surface, single-stage missile. It was launched as the part of a regular exercise its strength and efficiency by the forces. Bharat Dynamics Limited, in Hyderabad put together the missile.

As the successful trail suggests the Agni-I missile has been equipped navigation system, which will make sure that when it is launched, it is going to hit the concerned the target, with accuracy and precision. Both its range and strength are strong, and the missile is very competent addition in the defense force’s arsenal.

Previously, the missile had been tested from on November 22, 2016 and launched from the same location. It had also been a successful attempt by the forces. The missile can carry nuclear bombs too, and is also capable of hitting a target that lies beyond its range limit.

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Abhishek Rana

Since my early childhood, I’ve loved writing, watching movies and having an opinion. Now, I do it professionally. Always looking for new ways to challenge myself.

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