WHEELER ISLAND

  • India's missile interceptor fails in 10th test April 7, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: India's ballistic missile interceptor failed on its tenth test on Monday, being unable to reach its target, a senior defence official said. The indigenous Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile was fired from Wheeler Island off the coast in Odisha's Bhadrak district, about 170 km from here, but plummeted into...
  • India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni 5 missile canister version January 31, 2015

    Balasore: India on Saturday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile 'Agni-5', which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast. The three stage, solid propellant "missile was test-fired from a...
  • India to test AgniI missile on Wheeler Island December 11, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: India is likely to carry out a test of its homedeveloped, nuclearcapable surfacetosurface AgniI missile from a military base in Odisha on Wednesday, defence sources have said. The intermediaterange ballistic missile, which can strike a target 700 km away, is likely to be tested from a facility on Wheeler...
  • Agni V crucial for India's defence capabilities: Analyst April 18, 2012

    India is expected to enter a select club of nations with Inter Continental Ballistic Missile or ICBM capability. ...