India Tests Agni-1 Ballistic Missile

On November 22, 2016, India successfully test fired its domestically-built Agni-1 short-range ballistic missile from the integrated test range at Wheeler Island. The test flight lasted ten minutes and the missile successfully reached its intended target in the Bay of Bengal, according to the Indian military. Conducted by the Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army, the test was carried out as a means of testing operational preparation.

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Missile Defense Project, "India Tests Agni-1 Ballistic Missile," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, November 22, 2016, last modified June 15, 2018,