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India successfully test fires Agni-ll Ballistic Missile

Indian On Thursday Successfully Test Fired Agni-ll Ballistic Missile At 10.22 AM From APJ Abdul Kalam Island Off Odisha Coast As Part Of User Trial. The Agni-II Is A Medium-range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) With Two Solid Fuel Stages And A Post Boost Vehicle (PBV) Integrated Into The Missile's Re-entry Vehicle (RV).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 04 May 2017, 11:20:03 AM
India successfully test fires Agni-ll Ballistic Missile (Representative Image)

New Delhi:

Indian on Thursday successfully test fired Agni-ll Ballistic Missile at 10.22 AM from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha Coast as part of user trial.

The Agni-II is a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) with two solid fuel stages and a Post Boost Vehicle (PBV) integrated into the missile's Re-entry Vehicle (RV).

The Agni's manoeuvring RV is made of a carbon-carbon composite material that is light and able to sustain high thermal stresses of re-entry, in a variety of trajectories. 

The Agni missile family is envisaged to be the mainstay of the Indian missile-based strategic nuclear deterrence. 

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First Published : 04 May 2017, 11:11:00 AM