India test-fired the Agni-3 medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The missile was launched from the training ground on Abdul Kalam Island in the eastern state of Odisha, India.
“The successful test was part of regular training launches conducted by the Strategic Forces Command. During the test, all working parameters of the system were confirmed,” the publication quotes the statement of the Ministry of Defense of India.
“Agni-3” has a launch range of up to 3,500 kilometers. The missile with a length of 17 meters, a diameter of 2 meters and a starting mass of about 50 tons has already found a place in India’s arsenal.
Agni missiles are a critical part of India’s nuclear arsenal.