Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed scientists for the successful test-firing of 'Agni V' and said the missile is a prized asset for the country's forces.
"Successful test-firing of Agni V from a canister makes the missile a prized asset for our forces. I salute our scientists for their efforts," he tweeted.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also lauded the efforts of scientists and engineers in successful test-firing of Agni-V, a nuclear-capable missile.
India successfully test-fired the canister version of its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile 'Agni-V', which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast.
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.