Monday, March 24, 2008

Agni-I Test Fired

Wasn't near a computer to post this yesterday. Here goes the press release: Agni 1 missile, a Strategic Surface to Surface missile, with a range capability of 700 km was successfully launched today (March 23) at 10.15 hrs from Island Launch Complex off Dhamra, Orissa by Army unit. The missile had a textbook performance in terms of range, accuracy and lethality. A1 was developed by ASL, the premier missile development Laboratory of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in collaboration with Defence Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad and Research Center Imarat, Hyderabad and integrated by defence Public Sector Undertaking, Bharat Dynamics Limited, Hyderabad. This has been an effort of consortium of DRDO labs viz. Vehicle Research & Development Establishment, Ahmednagar and Research & Development (Establishment), Interim Test Range, Chandipur and major public and private industries.

1 comment :

Invalid said...

Indian Express runs a story that the missile test was not completely success, as it didn't travel the test distance fully....