India’s first long-range nuclear capable missile, Agni-V, was successfully launched on Sunday for the second time in Odisha.
India will on Sunday test for the second time its longest-range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile.
Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday indicated that India will first "stabilise" its present missile programmes.
India is capable of developing missiles that can hit targets located at more than 8,000 km away, a top official said.
Agni-V is set to get substantially higher destruction capabilities with plans to equip it with multiple warheads.
India`s defence preparedness has been boosted by the successful launch of Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-V, MoS Defence Pallam Raju said.
India is developing an Anti-Radiation Missile which can hugely multiply the strike capabilities by destroying the enemy`s advance warning system.
Parliament today hailed the successful launch of the nuclear capable, 5000 km range Agni-V missile, which propelled India into an elite group of nations possessing such advanced technology.
Continuing its tirade against the successful launch of Agni-V, Chinese state media accused New Delhi of buckling under NATO pressure to cut down the missile`s range from 9000 km to 5000 km.
Successful launch of Agni-V reflects technical prowess of India and political will of government while it continues to build friendly relationships.
India`s successful launch of Agni V heightens fears of an Asian arms race, US media reports said.
India has emerged as a major missile power with the successful launch of Agni V ballistic missile and the production of the weapon system would start in a year`s time, DRDO chief V K Saraswat said Thursday.
Defence Minister A K Antony Thursday described the maiden test flight of Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-5 as an "immaculate success" and a "major milestone".
Range preparation for the maiden test of indigenously developed nuclear capable `Agni-V` ballistic missile is "near complete".
India`s ambitious 5,000-km range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile will be launched soon, a senior scientist said here Sunday.
Agni-V is in the final phase of testing
and is soon set for launch, a senior DRDO official said.
India is gearing up to test its 5000
km range Agni-V missile in February next year.
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