Agni-II Ballistic Missile Test Fired Successfully

Thursday 4th of May 2017

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May 4, 2017

India has successfully accomplished an innovative user trial of Agni-II ballistic missile originating from a defence test facility with the Abdul Kalam Island there are various coast of Odisha. The objective of the test would be to re-establish the operational effectiveness from the weapon system.

Agni-II Ballistic Missile

Agni-II missile may be a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface missile which forms part of India's strategic forces arsenal for nuclear deterrence with an array of over 2000 km. It can conduct a payload of 1000kg. It gives you an advanced high accuracy navigation system and guided utilizing a novel state-of-the-art command and control system. It really is powered utilizing a solid rocket propellant system and ended up inducted in to the army.

Agni-II weighs 17 tonnes and the product range from the missile can be increased to 3000 km by lowering the payload. It can be fired from both rail and road mobile launchers and it takes merely 15 minutes to your missile that they are readied for firing. The Agni-II missile being brought to life by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is among the most sophisticated weapons that could act as being a deterrent against nuclear-armed neighbours.

Abdul Kalam Island

To inspire youngsters to figureout dedicatedly to your research project, the local government of Odisha has renamed the Wheeler Island in Bhadrak district as Abdul Kalam Island as being a humble tribute to former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Before the renaming, the city was named after an English commandant Lieutenant Wheeler.

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