India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile, which will hit a goal 700km away, reported Occasions of India.
The examine used to be carried out as a part of a coaching workout via Strategic Forces Command of Indian Military, defence officers quoted via ToI stated.
“The outside-to-surface missile, powered by way of forged propellants, used to be test-fired from a cellular launcher on the Built-in Check Vary (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island,” ToI quoted defence officers as pronouncing.
The legitimate declared the trial as a success and added that the release of the intermediate vary single-stage missile used to be undertaken as periodic coaching task through SFC to additional consolidate operational readiness.
The Agni-I missile is claimed to be supplied with an advanced navigation device which permits it to succeed in a goal with a top level of accuracy and precision.
Officers declare that Agni-I, weighing 12 tonnes, used to be designed to hold a payload of multiple tonne. Its strike vary may also be prolonged by way of decreasing the payload.