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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-II

News Agencies | Updated on: 20 February 2018, 11:02 IST
Missile Test (ANI)

The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) on Tuesday test-fired Agni II medium-range nuclear-capable missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

The missile has a strike range of more than 2,000 km.

The launch comes one week after India test successfully fired indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable Agni-I (A) ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast at 8.30 a.m

On February 6, the 'Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army conducted the test as part of their training exercise', said Defence sources.

The medium range single stage missile was launched from the mobile launch complex-IV of Integrated Test Range (ITR) situated at Abdul Kalam Island formerly known as Wheeler Island.

--ANI

First published: 20 February 2018, 11:02 IST
 
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