Wednesday, May 26, 2010

India to fire over 5000 km range Agni V in 2011

India is all set to test fire its first Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile, Agni-V, in Mach-April 2011.Agni V is being designed by adding a third composite stage to the two-stage 3,500-km Agni-III, having a range of over 5000 km to carry multiple warheads and will have countermeasures against anti-ballistic missile systems.It is a three-stage solid fuelled missile with composite motor casing in the third stage. Two stages of this missile will be made of composite material. The Agni V will be the first canisterised, road-mobile missile in India. "It will be ready by next year. We hope during March-April next year. It will be an Inter Continental Ballistic Missile."............................Read More

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