India Successfully Test Fires Nuclear Capable Agni I Missile

Posted on:14 Mar 2016 14:32:44
India Successfully Test Fires Nuclear Capable Agni I Missile
14 March 2016 Current Affairs: India successfully test-fired an indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from a test range off the Odisha coast on March 14,2016.Capable of hitting a target at a distance of 700 km, the surface-to-surface missile was test-fired at 9.11 a.m. from a launch pad of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island (formerly Wheeler Island), 150 km from Bhubaneswar."It was test-fired as part of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) training exercise and the trial was successful," said an official of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).The medium-range ballistic missile developed by the DRDO, Agni-I missile is equipped with sophisticated navigation system which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision.It is capable of carrying a conventional payload of 1,000 kg or a nuclear warhead.It was successfully test-fired in November last year. 

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