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Strategic Forces Command fires AGNI-3 successfully

New Delhi, Dec.23 : The Strategic Forces Command (SFC), fired the long range Agni 3 missile with a range capability of over 3000 kms from Wheelers Island, off the Odisha coast today.


The trajectory of the trial was tracked by a battery of sophisticated radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and naval ships from its launch till the missile hit the target area with pin point accuracy.

The Agni 3 missile is equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system and guided by an innovative guidance scheme.

An SFC spokesman was quoted, as saying: "Such successful training launches clearly indicate our operational readiness to meet any eventuality as also establishes the reliability of this deterrent component of India's Strategic arsenal".

--ANI (Posted on 24-12-2013)

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