India has Test Fired Agni-1 Missile from East Coast (Odisha)
- It is surface-to-surface, single stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was launched as part of a regular training exercise by the armed forces, said the sources.
- The trial reconfirmed the Army’s readiness to fire it at short notice.
- The missile has a specialized navigation system, which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision.
- It has proved its excellent performance in terms of range and accuracy.
- The 15-meter-long Agni-I, weighing 12 tonnes, can carry payloads up to 1,000 kg.
- The Strategic Forces Command of the Army conducted the user trial of the 700 km range missile from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Balasore, Odisha coast.