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India conducts successful night trial of nuclear-capable Agni-I missile

The missile with a strike range of beyond 700 km has a specialised navigation system. It has already been inducted in the Indian Army

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

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India on Tuesday successfully conducted the night trial of the indigenously developed nuclear capable ballistic missile off the Odisha coast.

The surface-to-surface was test-fired as part of a user-trial from the Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.

Defence sources said Strategic Forces Command of Indian Army test-fired the missile and the night trial of Agni missile was successful.

The night trial of the ballistic missile with a strike range of 700 km was first conducted in April 2014, said sources.

The missile with a strike range of beyond 700 km has a specialised navigation system. It has already been inducted in the Indian Army.

 

First Published: Tue, October 30 2018. 23:02 IST
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