Agni-5 missile successfully tested off Odisha coast

Odisha Uncategorized
Balasore, June 3, 2018: The long range ballistic missile
Agni-5 was successfully flight tested at 9.45 am on Sunday from Dr APJ Abdul
Kalam Island (Wheeler Island). 
All the Radars, Electro Optical Tracking Stations and
Telemetry Stations tracked the vehicle all through the course of the
All the mission objectives have been achieved.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Petroleum and
Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan among many others congratulated all the
DRDO Scientists, Staff, Armed Forces and Industries for the success of A5
“Congratulations to the team of DRDO for the successful test
fire of the indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable
intercontinental ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’ from wheeler island off Odisha’s
coast. A significant step in modernising our defence ecosystem,” said Union Minister
Dharmendra Pradhan.

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