Agni-5, the Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile was successfully flight tested by DRDO today at 1100hrs from Dr Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha, a report from the government said.
The full range test-flight of the missile has further boosted the indigenous missile capabilities and deterrence level of the country.
All the Radars, tracking systems and Range Stations tracked and monitored the flight performance and all the Mission objectives were successfully met. This was the 4th test of Agni-5 missile and the second one from a Canister on a Road Mobile Launcher. All the four missions have been successful.
President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated DRDO for the successful test flight of Agni-V which will enhance the country’s strategic and deterrence capabilities.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated DRDO on successful test firing of Agni-V saying it is the result of hard work of DRDO and its scientists which makes every Indian proud and adds tremendous strength to our strategic defence.
“Successful test firing of Agni V makes every Indian very proud. It will add tremendous strength to our strategic defence.
The successful test firing of Agni V is the result of the hardwork of DRDO and its scientists. I congratulate them “, the Prime Minister said.