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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Balasore, Nov 22:

India successfully test-fired indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island near Dhamra off Odisha coast today.

Pic. firstpost.com
Pic. firstpost.com

According to reports, the surface-to-surface ballistic missile was test-fired at 10.10 AM in the presence of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Defence officials.

The launch was part of training exercise by Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army.

Developed by the DRDO, Agni-I is equipped with sophisticated navigation system which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision.

It is capable of carrying a conventional payload of 1,000 kg or a nuclear warhead and has a range of 700-1200 km.

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