Indian Army to conduct test-fired Agni-I medium range ballistic missile in next few days 2901144
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|Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:58 AM|
|Indian Army to conduct test-fired of Agni-I medium range ballistic missile in the next few days.|
Indian Army is preparing to conduct a fresh user trial of Agni-I missile from a defence base off the Odisha coast. The personnel of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) will carry out the test early next month. Agni-I missile has a specialised navigation system which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision.
In July 2012, India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile,
Sources at the integrated test range (ITR) in Chandipur here said preparation for the test has already begun at Wheeler Island launching complex off the Dhamara coast. Missile equipment, motor and all other accessories have arrived and work is on to keep the launcher ready and integrate the weapon.