Friday, September 12, 2014

Strategic Forces Command Fires Agni-1


The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully fired the short range Agni-1 missile propelled by solid rocket propellant system, with a range capability of over 700 Kms from the Wheeler’s Island, off the Odisha Coast, today.

The launch was undertaken as a part of periodic training activity by the Strategic Forces Command to further consolidate operational readiness. The trajectory of the trial was tracked by a battery of sophisticated radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and naval ships from its launch till the missile hit the target area with pin point accuracy.

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