DRDO Successfully Test-Fires India's Next-Generation Ballistic Missile 'Agni Prime'


National desk:

A New Generation Ballistic Missile 'Agni Prime' was successfully test-fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on June 7, at around 7:30 PM from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island, located off the coast of Odisha. This was the first pre-induction night launch conducted by the users after three successful developmental trials of the missile, validating the accuracy and reliability of the system. Range Instrumentation like Radar, Telemetry and Electro Optical Tracking Systems were deployed at different locations, including two down-range ships, at the terminal point to capture flight data covering the entire trajectory of the vehicle, said an official release.

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