Monday, April 8, 2013

Agni II Test fired

Neelam Mathews
April 8, 2013

The Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) AGNI-II was successfully flight tested at 10:25 hrs by the Indian Armed Forces from Wheeler’s Island off the coast of Odisha.
The two stage vehicle launched from a mobile launcher has met all the mission objectives. Radars and Electro-Optical Tracking Systems located all along have tracked and monitored all the parameters of the vehicle.Two ships located near the target point in the Bay of Bengal witnessed the final event.  The launch operations were witnessed by the DRDO scientists led by the Project Director D. Lakshminarayana.  Program Director Avinash Chander, DS & CC R&D (MSS) guided the teams during the all operations.

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