India successfully test fired Agni-I from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast today


NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, India successfully test fired indigenously developed Agni-I (A) ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast, in which has the capacity to contain nuclear. The test was conducted by the Strategic Force Command of Indian Army (SFCIA).

It was 18th version of the 700 km range missile from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore.

The 15-metre-long Agni-I weighting 12 tonnes can carry encumbrance up to 1,000 kg. The last trial was successfully conducted on November 22, 2016.

The missile was presented in order to service in 2004. The surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, which is powered by solid propellants, was launched as a regular training exercise by the armed forces.
The Agni-I missile has a specialised navigation system which assures it ingresses the aimed with a high degree of accuracy and precision.