India Test-fires its Longest Range Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni-V from Odisha
India Test-fires its Longest Range Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni-V from Odisha. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Bhubaneswar, December 10: India successfully test fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V off the Odisha coast on Monday.

The surface-to-surface missile having a strike range of 5,000 km was launched at 1.30 p.m. from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island in Bhadrak district, said Defence Ministry sources. Advanced Air Defence Interceptor Missile Test-Fired From APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha.

The sources said the missile test was successful. The missile developed by the Strategic Forces Command and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the most advanced in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine. This was the seventh trial of the state-of-the-art Agni-V ballistic missile. It was last tested on June 3, 2018.