According to the fresh news on science and technology, India has successfully test fires its indigenously industrial nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha in Bhubaneswar today on 1 December 2011.
Further, giving brief information on the N-Capable missile, a spokesperson from the Defence said, “The missile, which can strike a target 700 kms away, was tested by armed forces at 9.30 a.m. from a facility on Wheeler Island near Dhamra in Bhadrak district, 170 kms from here.”
Talking to India News Agency, S.P. Dash, director of the local test range said, “The missile was lunched from a street movable launcher system, and it reached the target point in the Bay of Bengal.”
Giving more details about the launching, S.P.Dash said, “The missile was tracked by radar, telemetry stations located along the coastline. Two naval ships positioned near the target point tracked the missile in the terminal phase of the flight.”