DRDO successfully test-fires ballistic missile 'Agni Prime'
DRDO successfully test-fires ballistic missile 'Agni Prime'

On June 7, 2023, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted a flight test of the New Generation Ballistic Missile “Agni Prime” from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. The flight test successfully demonstrated all objectives.

After three productive missile development tests, this was the first pre-induction night launch carried out by the users, proving the precision and dependability of the system.

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In order to gather flight data covering the complete trajectory of the vehicle, range instrumentation like radar, telemetry, and electro-optical tracking systems was deployed at various sites, including two down-range ships, at the terminal position.

As a result of the successful flight test conducted by DRDO and Strategic Forces Command, the system is now ready to be adopted by the Armed Forces.

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