Agni

  • India successfully conducts night trial of Agni-I ballistic missile 13-04-2014 10:47 AM

    Bhubaneswar: India on Friday successfully conducted the night trial of surface-to-surface Agni-I ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, an official said. The missile was launched by the Strategic Forces Command as part of user trial from the Wheeler Island off the coast near Dhamra in Bhadrak district, 170...
  • India to conduct night trial of Agni-I missile 17-02-2014 05:42 PM

    India is preparing to conduct the first night trial of Agni-I ballistic missile from a defence base in Odisha, defence sources said on Monday. The indigenously developed surface to surface missile, which can strike a target over 700 km away, would be fired from Wheeler Island off the coast near...
  • The Indian move towards MIRVs

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    India's pursuit of multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle (MIRV) technology has been variously described as being in the design or technology development phase in recent...

  • A new year for DRDO

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    Right folks, it is the beginning of the year (well, we are still in the first quarter at least) and 'Geek at Large' has decided...

  • India successfully test fires Agni-IV missile off Odisha coast 20-01-2014 03:10 PM

    India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of about 4,000 km, from a test range off the Odisha coast. "The test firing was a total success. The missile travelled its full range," MVKV Prasad, the director of Integrated Test Range, told PTI. It...
  • India test-fires 4,000 km-range nuclear capable Agni-IV missile 20-01-2014 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: India test-fired its 4,000 km-range nuclear weapon capable Agni-IV missile off the coast of Odisha on Monday morning. It is the third test-firing of the missile, which has the second-largest striking range in country's weapon arsenal. Agni-IV missile has been branded as a quantum leap in terms of...
  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-III missile 23-12-2013 05:49 PM

    Balasore: India on Monday test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile with a strike range of more than 3,000 km as part of a user trial by the Army from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast, defence sources said. The operation of the surface-to-surface missile was carried out by the Strategic Forces...
  • Agni-I successfully test-fired from Odisha coast 08-11-2013 10:48 AM

    Agni-I ballistic missile was successfully test-fired on Friday with a strike range of 700 km from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. The surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test-fired from a mobile launcher at 0933 hrs from launch...
  • Lack of mechanism to prevent use of atomic weapons by India-Pak worries US 16-09-2013 07:17 PM

    The absence of any mechanism to prevent the use of atomic weapons by India and Pakistan worries the United States, even as their nuclear arsenals make war unthinkable, a top Pentagon official has said. "Pakistan and India, obviously, have a history of very tense relationships. Both countries possess nuclear weapons,...
  • China reacts cautiously to launch of Agni-V missile 16-09-2013 04:13 PM

    Reacting cautiously to India's second launch of ballistic missile Agni-V, China on Monday said both sides should make concerted efforts to enhance political trust and asked media to play a more conducive role to improve bilateral ties. "We have noted relevant reports and comments and hope relevant media can do...
  • India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni V long range missile 15-09-2013 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: India on Sunday successfully test fired Agni V from Wheeler Island, the country's most potent nuclear capable ballistic missile. The long range missile can carry nuclear warheads and is capable of reaching deep into China and as far as Europe. Only the UN Security Council permanent members -...
  • Second test flight of 5,000 km range Agni-V missile planned 13-09-2013 05:00 PM

    Balasore: A second test flight of long range, nuclear capable 'Agni-V' missile might be taken up on September 15 from Wheeler Island on Odisha's coast, if the weather permits. "If everything goes according to plan and weather conditions allow for a smooth launch, the test might be taken up on...
  • Nuclear capable Agni-II missile successfully test fired 07-04-2013 11:26 AM

    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 successfully test-fires Agni-I ballistic missile 12-12-2012 10:37 AM

    Balasore: Sharpening its missile prowess, India on Wednesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile with a strike range of 700 km from a test range off Odisha coast. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher at about 8.30 am from launch pad-4 of the...
  • India to test Agni-I missile on Wheeler Island 11-12-2012 08:36 PM

    Bhubaneswar: India is likely to carry out a test of its home-developed, nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha on Wednesday, defence sources have said. The intermediate-range ballistic missile, which can strike a target 700 km away, is likely to be tested from a facility on Wheeler...
  • Trajectory of fire: Agni V

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The declared range is political. The demonstrated capability is not. Agni V truly epitomises the maturing of India's missile prowess and is a harbinger of...

  • India test-fires nuclear capable Agni-I missile 01-12-2011 11:59 AM

    Balasore: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-I strategic ballistic missile, with a strike range of 700 km, as part of the Army's user trial from the test range at Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. "The indigenously developed surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test fired...
  • 'Rocket woman' propels India's missile mission 21-11-2011 11:52 AM

    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 15-11-2011 10:22 AM

    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...
  • Surface-to-surface missile Agni-II test-fired 30-09-2011 10:03 AM

    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...
  • Nuclear-capable Agni I test-fired successfully 25-11-2010 11:37 AM

    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...
  • Agni-II tested successfully 18-05-2010 01:50 AM

    The 2,000 km range missile will be able to hit targets in the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the South China Sea. ...