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After successful test launch of Agni-V, India eyes Agni-VI, capable of hitting multiple targets

After successful test launch of Agni-V, India eyes Agni-VI, capable of hitting multiple targets

After the successful test-launch of the indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’ from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast on Monday, the scientists at the DRDO have begun work for a more lethal Agni-VI missile.

Dec 27, 2016, 10:21 AM IST
Agni-V test-fired successfully, entire China now within India's strike range

Agni-V test-fired successfully, entire China now within India's strike range

Once the Agni-V is inducted in the Indian military, India will join the super exclusive club of countries with ICBMs alongside the US, Russia, China, France and Britain.

Dec 26, 2016, 11:35 AM IST

DNA: India test fires Agni-IV missile in Odisha

India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, capable of hitting a target at a distance of 4,000 km, from newly named Dr.

Nov 09, 2015, 22:37 PM IST
Wheeler Island is now Abdul Kalam Island

Wheeler Island is now Abdul Kalam Island

In a tribute to late APJ Abdul Kalam, the Odisha government on Friday named the Wheeler Island after the former president.

Sep 04, 2015, 18:10 PM IST
Agni-V's maiden canister trial successful

Agni-V's maiden canister trial successful

Giving an edge to the country's strategic strike capability, India on Saturday successfully carried out the maiden canister-based trial of its most potent missile Agni-V, which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, off Odisha coast.

Jan 31, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

India test-fires N-capable Agni-IV missile

India on Tuesday successfully test fired its 4,000 km nuclear capable Agni-IV missile in Odisha, an official said.

Dec 02, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

India successfully test fires exo-atmospheric missile interceptor

India Sunday successfully test-fired an exo-atmospheric missile interceptor for the first time at a defence base in Odisha as part of its efforts to create a shield against incoming enemy missiles, a senior defence official said.

Apr 27, 2014, 16:52 PM IST

Nuke-capable Agni-IV missile test-fired from Odisha

India on Monday tested its long range nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile from a military base in Odisha, sources said.

Jan 20, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile

India test-fired nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile on Monday from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast with a strike range of over 3000 km, defence sources said.

Dec 23, 2013, 17:39 PM IST

India successfully test-fires N-capable Agni-V missile from Wheeler Island

India’s first long-range nuclear capable missile, Agni-V, was successfully launched on Sunday for the second time in Odisha.

Sep 15, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

India`s missile test-firing range faces erosion

Changing sand patterns around India`s lone missile test-firing range at Wheeler Island off Odisha coast is causing serious concern for DRDO.

May 11, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile

The medium-range nuclear capable Agni-II missile was successfully test-fired with a strike range of more than 2,000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.

Apr 07, 2013, 11:18 AM IST

India successfully tests N-capable missile

India on Wednesday carried out a successful test of its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha.

Dec 12, 2012, 09:52 AM IST

India successfully test fires supersonic interceptor missile

India on Friday successfully test-fired an indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile.

Nov 23, 2012, 09:55 AM IST

India successfully tests N-capable Agni I missile

India test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I strategic ballistic missile, with a range of 700 kms.

Nov 25, 2010, 15:44 PM IST

First night trial of Agni-II conducted

India on Monday test-fired nuke-capable Agni-II missile during night for the first time.

Nov 23, 2009, 21:09 PM IST