Here is a proud news to every Indian out there. Our scientists has successfully test fired a long range ballistic missile which is capable of hitting targets in the range of 5,000 – km. The indigenously developed surface-to-surface Agni-V Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) was launched from the test range off Odisha coast during the early hours of today.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief VK Saraswat said
The mission was successful. The missile hit the target in the Indian Ocean in a perfect way
With this successful launch Indian joined the elite club of super powers who successfully developed long range missiles – US, China, Russia, France and UK.
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- Agni V, India’s first ICBM, successfully test-fired – NDTV
- Agni-V test-fired successfully, expands India’s missile reach from China to Eastern Europe – IBN Live
- India test launches Agni-V long-range missile – BBC