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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).


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India successfully test fires Agni-ll Ballistic Missile (Representative Image)

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: Thursday, May 04, 2017 11:11 AM



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