India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-V ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam island

Chennai: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said India has successfully launched ballistic missile Agni-V.

“We have successfully launched nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V today,” Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here.

India test fired Intercontinental 5000-km range surface to surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast at 9:53 am today.

The Agni-V was last tested on December 26, 2016, which was then described as the fourth and final experimental test of the three-stage missile.

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