Agni-II Ballistic Missile Test Fired Successfully

Posted on:04 May 2017 15:53:06
Agni-II Ballistic Missile Test Fired Successfully
04 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • India has successfully carried out a fresh user trial of Agni-II ballistic missile from a defence test facility in the Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.

  • The objective of the test was to re-establish the operational effectiveness of the weapon system.

  • Agni-II missile is a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface missile which forms a part of India’s strategic forces arsenal for nuclear deterrence with a range of over 2000 km. It can carry a payload of 1000kg.

  • Agni-II weighs 17 tonnes and the range of the missile can be increased to 3000 km by reducing the payload. It can be fired from both rail and road mobile launchers.


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