President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated DRDO on the successful test-firing of the third developmental trial of Agni-V surface-to-surface missile.
In his message to Avinash Chander, Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister and Director-General, DRDO, Mr Mukherjee has said "I extend hearty congratulations to all those associated with the successful test-firing of the third developmental trial of India's indigenous Agni-V surface-to-surface missile."
"I am happy to know that many new technologies relating to navigation and guidance, warhead as well as engine has been tried out in this version. I understand today's test is also the first time the missile has been tried out in a canisterised version," he said.
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