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 part of the Agni series of missiles