India successfully test fires 'Agni P' off Odisha coast
- Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully tested the new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.
- Agni P is a two-stage canisterised solid-propellant ballistic missile with dual redundant navigation and guidance system.
- This second flight test has proven the reliable performance of all the advanced technologies integrated into the system. Defence Ministry in a press release, said, various telemetry, radar, electro-optical stations and downrange ships positioned along the eastern coast tracked and monitored the missile trajectory and parameters.
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- The missile followed text book trajectory, meeting all mission objectives with high level of accuracy. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO for the successful flight test and expressed his happiness for the excellent performance of the system.
Published date : 18 Dec 2021 05:43PM