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India test fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile

India today successfully test-fired medium-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-ll off the Odisha coast.

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: May 04, 2017 14:17 IST ]
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India today successfully test-fired medium-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-ll off the Odisha coast.

According to a Defence Ministry official, Agni-II was fired from Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) in the APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore district. 

The Strategic Forces Command (SCF), a specially raised missile-handling unit of the Indian Army, carried out the test at 10.20 a.m.

Agni-II has two solid fuel stages and a Post Boost Vehicle (PBV) integrated into the missile's Re-entry Vehicle (RV). The 20-metre missile is a two-stage, solid propelled ballistic missile.

It has a strike range of more than 2,000 km, is 20 metres long, weighs 17 tonnes and can carry a payload of 1,000 kg.

(With IANS inputs)

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