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India test fires nuclear-capable Agni-V Ballistic Missile off Odisha Coast

ONI Bureau: India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from the Abdul Kalam Island near Dhamra off Odisha coast in Balasore at 1.25 PM on Monday.

The long-range missile launched from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR).

Agni-V is capable of carrying 1.5 tonne of nuclear warheads with a strike range of 5000 km. This is the seventh trial of the indigenously-developed surface-to-surface missile.

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