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Agni-V Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) To Enter In Service In 2020

As per reliable reports, the country’s latest generation of nuclear-capable ICBM Inter Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-V may enter in service in 2020 after a few additional firing tests. On December 10, 2018, India has successfully test-fired its ICBM Agni-V, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

The last launch operations of premier weapon Agni-V were carried out and monitored by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) in the presence of Scientists from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and other associated officials.

Development of the Agni-V began in 2008. The ICBM features indigenously designed navigation and guidance systems including a ring laser gyroscope based inertial navigation system. Read More

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