India’s has successfully tested the Agni-5 long-range ballistic missile off the Odisha coast in the Bay of Bengal.
1) Country’s first intercontinental range ballistic missile. 2) Strike range of 5,000 km. 3) Indigenously developed by DRDO 4) Most advanced with new technologies in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine
The missile reportedly has a range of between 5,000km and 8,000km, according to various sources, and is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead weighing between one and 1.5 tons.
It was the sixth test of the Agni-5 missile since 2012. All tests have been successful so far, according to the Indian military.
Congratulations to the team of
@DRDO_India for the successful test fire of the indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’ from wheeler island off Odisha’s coast. A significant step in modernising our defence ecosystem.