Apr 19, 2012

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AGNI-V successfully test fired -Video-India on celebration mood

Test firing of AGNI-V (Picture from Video)
 Dhamara (Odisha): India today took a major leap in its strategic capability by successfully test-firing its nuclear capable, 5000 km-range Agni-V missile, bringing China under its cover and achieving the capacity of building ICBMs (Inter Continental Ballistic Missiles).

Facts of Agni-V:

17 meter tall
50 tonne weight
2 meter Diameter

5000 km Range
3 stages-Solid Propellant fuel
1 tonne Nuclear war head capable
Withstand more than 3000 deg celsius.
State of the art navigation system
Carbon composite rocket motor casings
5th country to develope ICBM (Inter Continental Ballistic Missile)
200 scientists, 20 laboratories have been meticulously involved and bring glory to the nation.

Key peoples:
A. K. Antony Defence Minister
V. K. Sarawat, Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister
Avinash Chander Chief Controller (Missiles and Strategic Systems)
V.G. Sekaran, Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL)
S P Dass ITR Director

Must read related articles:
The Hindu: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/article3325145.ece
DRDO: http://drdo.gov.in/drdo/English/dpi/press_release/Agni_5.pdf

Sucessful testing of AgniV Videos from DRDO:






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