Indian media reports that the missile has the capability of hitting north China 0SHARES Share Tweet Email Indian media reports that the missile has the capability of hitting north China. PHOTO: FILE New Delhi test-fired Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Thursday from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast, The Times of India reported. Sharing borders with nuclear-armed China and Pakistan, India test-fired the missile when Israel has already announced that India was restarting talks with the country over a canceled deal to buy anti-tank missiles. India launches ‘highly sophisticated surveillance satellite to keep an eye on borders’ The missile test is another step forward toward its eventual induction into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), said the TOI. There was no immediate word, the Indian media report said, on whether the first “user-trial” of the nuclear-capable Agni-V missile, which can even reach the northern-most parts of China with its strike range of over 5,000-kilometer, had met all the parameters laid down for the test. “We have successfully launched nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V today,” ANI quoted defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman as saying. It added, “India test fired Intercontinental 5000-km range surface to surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Abdul… Read full this story
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