• Agni-II is two-stage nuclear capable surface-to-surface missile developed indigenously by DRDO.
  • It is 21-metre long and weighs 17 tonnes.
  • It has strike range of 2000 kilometres, which can also be increased to 3000km by reducing the payload.
  • It is propelled by the solid rocket propellant system.
  • It can carry a nuclear payload of 1 thousand kilograms.
  • It is one of the sophisticated weapons that can act as a deterrent against nuclear-armed neighbours.
  • It is equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system.
  • It is guided by a novel scheme of state of the art command and control system.
  • It can be fired from both rail and road mobile launchers and it takes only 15 minutes for the missile to be readied for firing.

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