Agni Missile

India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni IV missile off Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar: Indian successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long range ballistic missile Agni-IV from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast on Sunday.

The missile with a strike range of 4,000 km was test fired as part of a user trial by the Army.

The user trial of the surface-to-surface intermediate range ballistic missile was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command of Indian Army from launchpad number 4 of the integrated test range at 8.30 am on Sunday.

The missile is equipped with state of the art Avionics, 5th generation on Board Computer and distributed architecture. It has the latest features to correct and guide itself for inflight disturbances.

This was the 7th trial of Agni-IV missile. The last trial was conducted from the same base on 2 January 2018 and it was successful.