India successfully test fires nuke capable Agni missile

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 05:41 hrs

India successfully launched nuclear capable Agni-1 ballistic missile from the wheeler island in Odisha on Wednesday at 8:15 am.

The intermediate-range ballistic missile, which can strike a target 700 km away, was tested from a facility on Wheeler Island near Dhamra in Bhadrak district.

The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) as part of regular training exercise launched the DRDO developed medium range ballistic missile.

All the mission objectives were met successfully.

Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister, witnessed the launch. (ANI)

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