Agni Missile

  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Nuclear-capable Agni I test-fired successfully November 25, 2010

    Balasore (Orissa): India on Thursday test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I strategic ballistic missile, with a range of 700 kms, as part of the Army's user trial from the Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island off Orissa coast. The indigenously developed surface-to-surface single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test fired from a...
  • Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile test-fired May 17, 2010

    Balasore (Orissa): Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile, with a range of 2000 kms, was on Monday successfully test-fired by the Army as part of user trial from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast. The trial was conducted from a rail mobile system in Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at around 0915...
  • National Wipes: Justice Shah dead; Agni missile test-fired March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Retired Gujarat High Court judge Justice KG Shah, a member of the inquiry commission probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, died on Saturday. He was suffering from cancer. The Shah Commission was appointed by the Gujarat government to probe the burning of Sabarmati Express in Godhra on February 28, 2002. Later, retired...
  • Missile plan capped for USA's sake June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Defence analysts have slammed the government for its decision to cap India’s programme to build inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and restrict their range to a 5,000 km. They say the decision compromises national security and was done to secure the nuclear deal with the US. When India test-fired the...
  • Missile capped | Govt under fire June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: India has put its programme to develop inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) on hold and has capped it to a maximum range of 5,000 km for now. The country declared in April that it has the capacity to develop ICBMs—a requirement for recognition as a nuclear weapons power. Sources in...