India successfully launches missile Agni V

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NEW DELHI, Dec 10, 2018 (BSS) – India today successfully launched its Nuclear Capable Ballistic missile from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.

The long-range surface to surface missile named Agni V was launched from a canister on a road mobile lanuncer, an official handout said here.

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

“All the mission objectives were successfully achieved,” it said.

This launch comes after a series of successful launches of the missile.

“It would further strengthens the country’s deterrence capability, which has been developed indigenously by assiduous efforts of scientists”, the handout added.

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