Agni II

  • Nuclear capable Agni-II missile successfully test fired April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The medium range, nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-II missile was on Sunday successfully test-fired with a strike range of more than 2,000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. "The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test...
  • India test-fires Agni-II missile successfully August 9, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: India test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile on Thursday from the Wheeler island of Odisha coast at 8:45 am. The medium-range missile with a range of over 2,000 km has been already inducted and is part of Strategic Forces arsenal for nuclear deterrence. The two-stage missile, equipped with...
  • India may test fire Agni II missile today August 9, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: India may test fire its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile on Thursday from a base in Odisha, official sources said on Wednesday. The test is likely to be conducted from Wheeler's Island in Bhadrak district, about 200 km from in Bhubaneswar, by army personnel as part of a training...
  • 'Rocket woman' propels India's missile mission November 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Forget breaking the glass ceiling, Tessy Thomas has virtually blasted her way through it. The 48-year-old is the first-ever woman director of an Indian missile project and is set to place India in an elite club of nations like the US, Russia and China with the capability to...
  • Agni-II Prime N-capable missile test-fired November 15, 2011

    Balasore (Odisha): Adding teeth to its nuclear deterrence, India on Tuesday successfully test-fired an advanced variant of nuclear-capable Agni-II ballistic missile with a strike range of 3,000 km from an island off Odisha coast. "The surface-to-surface intermediate range missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher" at 0900 hours from the Integrated...
  • Surface-to-surface missile Agni-II test-fired September 30, 2011

    Balasore: India's nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface Agni-II ballistic missile, with a strike range of 2000 kms, was on Friday test-fired as part of user trial by the Army from the Wheeler Island off Orissa coast. The indigenously developed missile was fired by personnel of the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the army from...
  • Agni-II tested successfully May 18, 2010

    India's nuclear deterrent moved another step forward with the launch of the Agni-II on Monday. The 2,000 km range missile will be able to hit targets in the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the South China Sea. ...
  • DRDO admits N-capable Agni-II failed night testing November 24, 2009

    New Delhi: The first-ever night firing of the Agni-II Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) on Monday failed, admitted Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). DRDO is investigating the cause of the failure. The nuclear capable missile was test-fired on Monday night from the Wheeler Island off Orissa coast. Agni-II was test-fired from a...
  • India test fires nuke-capable Agni-II in night trial November 23, 2009

    Balasore (Orissa): India has successfully conducted its first night-trial of nuclear-capable Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile from Wheeler island off Orissa coast. It had been decided to test the nuclear capable Agni-II Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) for the first time during night, defence officials had said in Balasore on Sunday. "Range...
  • India tests nuclear-capable Agni II missile May 19, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: India on Tuesday successfully tested the nuclear capable Agni-II missile from a defence base in Orissa, official sources said. The surface-to-surface missile with a range of over 2,000 km was test fired from the Wheeler's Island near Dhamara in the district of Bhadrak, some 150 km from Bhubaneswar at 1006...