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India successfully test-fires Agni-Prime missile

28/06/2021 at 11:57 AM

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.

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