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Nuclear capable Agni Prime missile successfully tested by India

Agni Prime missile successfully tested: The Agni Prime New Generation Ballistic Missile was successfully tested by India on October 21 off the coast of Odisha. Around 9.45 this morning, a test launch of the ballistic missile took place. The missile successfully completed the test, covering its full range, and all of its test goals were achieved.

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Agni Prime missile successfully tested: Key Points

  • This was the missile Agni Prime’s third straight successful flight test.
  • This test has demonstrated the system’s accuracy and dependability.
  • Agni Prime underwent its first test on June 28, 2021, and it underwent its second test on December 18, 2021.

Agni Prime missile: About

  • The Agni Prime, also known as “Agni-P,” is a two-stage canisterized missile from the Agni class that is nuclear-capable and has a maximum range of 2,000 kilometres.
  • The Agni Prime missile has updated guidance and propulsion technologies and weighs 50% less than the Agni 3 missile.
  • Because it is canisterized, it may be stored for longer periods of time, launched from a train or a road, and transported in accordance with operational needs.
  • The “Agni Prime” test’s success highlights India’s efforts to have a self-sufficient defence industry.

India successfully test-fired the Agni Prime; missile off the coast of Odisha

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  • Defence Minister of India: Rajnath Singh
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