Test fire of Agni II missile fails to meet all desired parameters

The user trial of the surface to surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on Abdul Kalam Island on Thursday.

Published: 05th May 2017 10:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th May 2017 10:06 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

BALASORE (ODISHA): India’s medium-range nuclear-capable Agni-II missile did not score full marks in the user trial by the army.
 
The user trial of the surface to surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on Abdul Kalam Island at around 10:20 am on Thursday.
 
“The user trial of the nuclear capable Agni-II missile with range of over 2000 kilometers is reported to have fallen short of the desired parameters,” said sources.
 
This was a user trial done by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), which is a specially raised missile-handling unit of the Indian Army. The SFC is tasked to handle all the strategic missiles of the country.
 
The previous test of Agni-II conducted in 2014 was a success. It is a part of the Agni series of missiles.

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