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India tests nuclear-capable Agni-I missile

Enhancing missile technology capabilities, Agni-I, India's 700 km range ballistic missile was successfully launched from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha on Friday morning. The launch took place at 10.06 am, said an official communication from Defense Research and Development Organisation( DRDO).
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India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-I missile

India on Thursday test-fired an upgraded version of the nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-I from a defence base off the east coast.
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India has successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-1 surface-to-surface missile from Wheelers' Island, on the Orissa coast, in the Bay of Bengal, at 10:15 local time today.
According to Indian defence sources, the 15 metre tall missile, weighing about 12 tonnes, has a range of 700-800 km and was launched from a mobile launcher, positioned at launch complex no 4 of the Integrated Test Range.
The Agni-1 missile is capable of carrying a 1000 kg warhead.

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Hours before nuclear-capable Agni-1 was test-fired, police and forest officials seized a trawler and detained its 25-member crew of Myanmarese and Thai nationals for fishing illegally near the missile test range on Wheeler's Island off the Orissa coast.

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The short-range Agni-I ballistic missile was successfully test-fired from the Chandipur-at-Sea test range near Balasore, off the Orissa coast, on Friday morning.
This was the fourth test of the nuclear-capable Agni-I missile, which has a strike range of 700 km. Capable of being fired from both road and rail mobile launchers, Agni-I is a missile meant specifically for Pakistan.

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New launch test of Indian nuclear capable missile successful.
India carried out on Friday a successful test launch of a Agni-I ballistic missile with nuclear capability.
The Agni-I missile has a range of 700 kilometres was launched from Wheeler island, to a target area 180 km in the North-East of Bhubaneswar, the capital of the State of Orissa.
India and Pakistan frequently carry out such tests.

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