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Odisha: India Successfully test-fired Agni prime generation ballistic missile of Odisha coast

Odisha: Agni Prime New Generation Ballistic Missile was successfully test-fired by India off the coast of Odisha at around 09:45 am today. A defense official gave this information.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Odisha: Agni Prime New Generation Ballistic Missile was successfully test-fired by India off the coast of Odisha at around 09:45 am today. A defense official gave this information. “During the test flight, the missile traveled to the maximum range and all the test objectives were successfully met,” the official said.

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The Agni Prime is a two-stage canisterised solid propellant ballistic missile with dual redundant navigation and guidance system. “During the test flight, the missile travelled the maximum range and all test objectives were successfully met. With this third consecutive successful flight test of the Agni Prime missile, the accuracy and reliability of the system has been established ,” Defence officials confirmed.

They officials informed that the performance of system has been validated using the data obtained by a number of range instrumentation like radar, telemetry and Electro Optical Tracking systems deployed at different locations including two down range ships at terminal point to cover entire trajectory.

Earlier in December 2021, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) too tested the Agni Prime from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha.

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