India successfully test fires Agni- 5, its surface to surface ballistic missile

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India on October 27 successfully test-fired its surface to surface ballistic missile Agni -5 from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The missile, which uses a three-stage solid-fuelled engine, is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 kilometers with a very high degree of accuracy. The successful test of Agni-5 is in line with India’s stated policy to have ‘credible minimum deterrence’ that underpins the commitment to ‘No First Use’. The launch approximately happened at 7:50 pm on October 27. The missile is…

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