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India successfully launches surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5

By Rajan Nath -- October 28, 2021 12:26 pm -- Updated:October 28, 2021 2:29 pm

India has successfully launched the surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Agni-5 that can strike targets at ranges up to 5,000 km with a very high degree of accuracy.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence, the launch was carried out on Wednesday at approximately 7:30 pm from APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha.

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

The missile, which uses a three-stage solid-fuelled engine, is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 kilometres with a very high degree of accuracy, said the ministry.

BJP Executive Committee Member, Telangana, N Ramchander Rao, took to Koo congratulating India for the successful launch of Agni-5 

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Agni-5 missile with 5,000 km range successfully test-fired - Rediff.com India News

The ministry further stated that 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'.

India Successfully Test Nuclear Capable Missile Agni-5

-PTC News

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