N-capable Agni-II missile successfully test fired

The medium-range nuclear capable Agni-II missile,with a strike range of more than 2,000 km,was successfully test fired on Sunday from the Wheeler Island off Orissa coast

Written by Press Trust Of India | Balasore | Published:April 8, 2013 2:23 am

The medium-range nuclear capable Agni-II missile,with a strike range of more than 2,000 km,was successfully test fired on Sunday from the Wheeler Island off Orissa coast.

“The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at around 10.20 am,” defence sources said.

“Agni-II Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) has already been inducted into the services and today’s test was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Army as part of training exercise with logistic support provided by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO),” the sources said.

The two-stage missile is equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system.

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