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India test fires its long range nuclear capable missile - Agni-IV

Monday 20th ,2014

India test fires its long range nuclear capable missile -  Agni-IV

BHUBANESWAR, Odisha : India today tested its long range nuclear-capable surface–to-surface Agni-IV missile from a military base in Odisha t about 10.52 am.

“The test firing was a total success. The missile travelled its full range.” Sai MV K V Prasad, the director of Integrated Test range.

The new generation 17 tonne missile is comparably lighter in weight and can withstand temperature of more than 3000 degree Celsius, a defence scientist said.

The 20-meter-tall  missile  can hit targets 4,000 km away.

 

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