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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-II

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Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India] | February 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) on Tuesday test-fired Agni II medium-range nuclear-capable missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

The missile has a strike range of more than 2,000 km.

The launch comes one week after India test successfully fired indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable Agni-I (A) ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast at 8.30 a.m

On February 6, the 'Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army conducted the test as part of their training exercise', said Defence sources.

The medium range single stage missile was launched from the mobile launch complex-IV of Integrated Test Range (ITR) situated at Abdul Kalam Island formerly known as Wheeler Island. (ANI)

 
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