13 Jan '18, 4am

Agni-V ICBM user trial likely on Jan 18

Agni-V ICBM user trial likely on Jan 18

Hectic preparations have begun at Abdul Kalam Island defence test facility off Odisha coast for the first user trial of country’s most potent longest range surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V. The trial would be carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army. Sources said the launch window has been set and tracking equipment moved to the strategic locations. The indigenously designed and developed missile will be test fired anytime between January 18 and 19. “The missile system is a proven one as already four trials - two from mobile launcher and two from canister have been conducted successfully. Data generated during all missions were quite satisfactory. The fresh trial would be carried out with the association of SFC to check its operational readiness,” said an official. Developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation...

Full article: http://www.defencenews.in/article.aspx?id=525749

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