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Agni-5 missile successfully tested off Odisha coast

Balasore, June 3, 2018: The long range ballistic missile Agni-5 was successfully flight tested at 9.45 am on Sunday from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island). 

All the Radars, Electro Optical Tracking Stations and Telemetry Stations tracked the vehicle all through the course of the trajectory.

All the mission objectives have been achieved.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan among many others congratulated all the DRDO Scientists, Staff, Armed Forces and Industries for the success of A5 Mission.
“Congratulations to the team of DRDO for the successful test fire of the indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’ from wheeler island off Odisha’s coast. A significant step in modernising our defence ecosystem,” said Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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