Published on: October 28, 2021

AGNI-5

AGNI-5

order priligy What is in news : India successfully test-fired surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5

Uíge Details :

  • Carried around at APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha
  • Strike targets at ranges up to 5,000 km with a very high degree of accuracy
  • The successful test is in line with India’s stated policy to have credible minimum deterrence that underpins the commitment to ‘No First Use’
  • Range of over 5,000 km and can carry about a 1500-kg warhead
  • Fire-and-forget system
  • India has already joined an elite club of nations that possess the ICBM launch capability when the maiden test-firing of Agni-V was successfully conducted in April, 2012. Only the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council – China, France, Russia, the United States and Britain, along with Israel, have so far possessed such long-range missiles.