'Tremendous strength’: India conducts successful ICBM test



DATE: 26/12/2016
SOURCE: RT

India has successfully tested its most powerful Agni-V ballistic missile, which is capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the country’s Defense Ministry announced. PM Narendra Modi dubbed the launch a “tremendous strength” of the country’s defense.

The launch took place at about 10:30am Monday local time, from Kalam Island off the coast of India’s eastern state of Odischa. Defense Minister Pranab Mukherjee confirmed the latest show of force in a twitter message.


The Agni-5 is the first Indian missile that has a range sufficient to hit any target in neighboring Pakistan or China.

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