Bhubaneswar, June 28: India successfully carried out the test-firing of a new missile of the Agni series known as Agni-Prime at 10.55 am today, off the coast of Odisha.
The new nuclear-capable missile is fully made up of composite material and it was a textbook launch, said Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Various telemetry & radar stations positioned along the eastern coast tracked & monitored the missile. It has followed textbook trajectory, meeting all mission objectives with a high level of accuracy, said DRDO officials to news agency ANI.
Agni-Prime is a new generation advanced variant of the Agni class of missiles. It is a canisterised missile with a range capability between 1000 and 2000 Kms, said DRDO officials.