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India successfully conducts training launch of short-range ballistic missile Agni-1

The missile was successfully test-fired last time on June 1 from the same base

PTI Balasore (Odisha) Published 07.12.23, 09:25 PM
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India on Thursday successfully conducted the training launch of short-range ballistic missile ‘Agni-1 from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, off the Odisha coast, a defence official said.

"Agni-1 is a proven very high precision missile system. The user training launch, carried out under the aegis of the Strategic Forces Command, successfully validated all operational and technical parameters,” said the official.

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The missile was successfully test-fired last time on June 1 from the same base.

The Agni series of missiles are the mainstay of India's nuclear delivery options.

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