Defence Minister A K Antony today described the maiden test flight of Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni V as an "immaculate success" and a "major milestone".
April 19 - the day Aryabhatta & Salyut 1 were launched.Today we celebrate launch of Agni V & Guj dedicating 600 MW solar power to the nation- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 19, 2012
Congratulations to the scientists & people of India for the success of Agni V. It is truly a proud day for our nation!- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 19, 2012
Agni V, India's first ICBM, successfully test-fired: India has successfully test-fired Agni-V, its first Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). The missile was launched from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast at 8:05 this morning. The test launch was originally scheduled for Wednesday, but was postponed due to bad weather.
AGNI-V, INDIA'S FIRST INTER-CONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE, TEST-FIRED FROM ODISHA AT 8:05 AM
The final countdown has begun. Fingers crossed. India's first inter-continental ballistic missile Agni 5 will be test-fired from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast in just a few minutes from now.
India's first inter-continental ballistic missile. NDTV takes you inside India's missile complex, a highly sophisticated facility in Hyderabad and help you decode the Agni 5.
Designed and developed by India's Defence Research And Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists, the three-stage missile is scheduled to be launched from a mobile launcher at the Wheeler Island off the Orissa Coast.