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India Test Fires Agni-5 ICBM and Four SAMs

On December 10, India test launched its Agni-5 nuclear-capable ICBM off the Odisha coast. Indian defense sources said this was India’s seventh successful trial of the Agni-5, which was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command and Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) scientists. During the test, the missile’s navigation and guidance systems “guided the missile...

India Test Fires Agni-5 Ballistic Missile

On June 3, India successfully test fired its Agni-5 Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). The missile was launched over the Bay of Bengal from a TEL located off the coast of the eastern province of Odisha. The indigenously produced ICBM completed its 5,000 km test flight objective and successfully struck its target point, according to the...

India Conducts Fifth Agni-5 Test-Launch

On January 18, India conducted its fifth test launch of the nuclear-capable Agni-5 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The missile was fired from a road-mobile launcher stationed in Abdul Kalam Island, off Odisha State in eastern India, just before 10 a.m. (local time). It traveled over 4,800 km in approximately 19 minutes. According to India’s Ministry...

India Conducts Fourth Agni-5 Test-Launch

On December 26, 2016, India conducted the fourth test of its indigenously developed Agni-5 nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast. Agni-5 reportedly has the potential to carry either a 1,500 kg high explosive warhead or a 1-ton nuclear warhead. With a range of 5,000- 8,000 km, Agni-5 is the longest ranged missiles...

India Prepares Final Test for Agni-5

India is preparing to conduct its fourth test of its Agni-5 nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile in late December or early January, local media sources claim. India’s Strategic Forces Command had delayed the test due to complications that arose during Agni-5’s last test in 2015. This upcoming test is likely to take place at Wheeler Island,...