Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully

India added one more achievement to its nuclear programme on Tuesday after Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully. The test was done from test range off the Odisha coast. This was the eighteenth version of Agni-I ballistic missile.

About Agni-I Missile

Indigenously developed Agni-I missile was introduced to service in 2004. Talking about its capacity and working mechanism, it is a surface to surface single stage missile which is powered through solid propellants.

The missile comes with a special navigation system which enables it to hit the targets with high accuracy. The length of the missile is 15-metre and the weight of missile is 12 tonnes. It is capable of carrying a payload of 1,000 kg.

Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully

The last successful trial of the missile was also conducted from same base. For more information on List of Indian missiles with Range visit current affair Today’s General Knowledge section.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Current Affair Today © 2018