Nuclear-Capable Agni-IV Missile Successfully Test-Fired
India recently successfully test-fired nuclear capable Agni IV missile from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, earlier known as Wheeler Island. It was the 7th trial of Agni-IV missile. India also has Ballistic missiles like Agni-I, II, III, V, and Prithvi have been included in the arsenal of the armed forces, giving India a useful deterrence capability.
Here are brief highlights about the Agni IV missile
- Agni IV weighs 17,000 kilograms and is 20 meters tall.
- Designed by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Limited(BDL)
- Agni – IV is a surface to surface, nuclear-capable long-range ballistic missile
- This was the 7th trial of Agni 4 missile.
- It has the latest features to correct and guide itself even while facing fight disturbances
- Ballistic missiles like Agni-I, II and III and Prithvi have been included in the arsenal of the armed forces, giving India an effective deterrence capability.
- The re-entry heat shield can withstand temperatures in the range of 4000 degrees centigrade.
- Making sure avionics function correctly within temperature remaining less than 50°C.
With all these advanced features it will provide strength and support to our Indian Army.