New Delhi, Apr. 12 ANI | 8 months ago

India successfully test-fired the night user trial of the nuclear-weapons capable Agni-I surface-to-surface ballistic missile off the Odisha coast late on Friday.

The missile was test-fired from launch complex number four of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) of Wheeler Island at 11: 10 p.m. on Friday.

It is for the first time that the Agni-1 missile has been launched during the night.

Weighing 12 tonnes, the 15-metre-long, the Agni-I, which can carry payloads up to 1,000 kg, has already been inducted into the Indian Army.

(Posted on 12-04-2014)

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