DRDO to conduct maiden canister-based trial of Agni-V

 India is all set to carry out the first canister-based trial of the 5,000 km-plus nuclear weapons capable Agni-V Intercontinental Ballistic Missile being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 31st Jan 2015. The missile would be inducted after one or two more trials to test the robustness of the system. The indigenously developed missile Agni-V is capable of striking a range of more than 5000 km. It is about 17 meter long and 2 metres wide with launch weight of around 50 tonnes

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/canister-based-agni-v-likely-to-be-test-fired-on-january-31/articleshow/45996801.cms

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