India’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully tested nuclear-capable ICBM Agni-V off the coast of Odisha on December 10
Agni V, a long-range surface-to-surface Nuclear Capable Ballistic missile, was successfully launched from a canister on a road mobile launcher at the Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha on December 10.
Strategic Forces Command (SFC) personnel carried out and monitored the launch in the presence of scientists from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and other officials associated with the project.
The launch was declared a success as all mission parameters were successfully achieved. Agni-V missile has seen several successful launches recently. The missile strengthens the nation’s deterrence capability, which has been developed indigenously by assiduous efforts of DRDO scientists.