Agni 5

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  • It is an intercontinental ballistic missile
  • It is a surface-to-surface missile
  • Developed by DRDO
  • Range : 5500-5800km
  • Engine : 3 stage solid fuel
  • Capable of carrying nuclear warheads
  • It carries Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicles (MIRV) payloads. A single MIRV equipped missile that can deliver multiple warheads at different targets
It's a Agni-V is the longest ballistic missile in India's HIGH-FIVE defence arsenal to deliver nuclear weapons. It is classified as an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM). But with smaller payloads it can reach targets Of upto 8,000 km making it an Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). A surface to surface missile. it can carry a nuclear warhead of 1.5 tonnes across more than 5000 km � With Agni.V, India has the capability to target most Of the major cities and centres in China � It is 17-lnetre long, weighs 50 tonnes and This is the fourth successful test of the missile in a row. The previous successful tests were conducted on April 19, 2012,September 15, 2013 and January 31, 2015. powered by solid fuel � Today's test was a canistered variant Of the missile � The canister makes its maintenance easier and enables quick laulvcll � Aqni-V is a part Of the Agni missile family. Ami-I has a range 06700 km, Agni-ll 2,000 km, Agni-lll 3000 km and Agni-1V 4,000 km. All four Ivave been deployed � Defence Research and Development Organisation (ORDO) is developiltg Agni VI capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads The Agni missiles were developed under the Integtated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP). sanctioned by the government in July 1983 Agni was planned as a technology demonstrator project as a re�entry vehicle but was later converted into a ballistic missile

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