As Interfax-AVN, in India on Friday held another successful test of a ballistic missile Agni-I, capable of carrying a nuclear warhead
This was stated by the director of the landfill Chandipur M. Prasad. «The test of a ballistic missile was one hundred percent successful,» — he said.
Launch ballistic missiles «ground-to-ground» with a range of 700 km act was carried out with a pad located on a peninsula in the Bay of Bengal Wheeler.
According to M. Prasad, on the improved missile Agni-I installed brand new navigation system that provides tremendous accuracy of defeats the purpose.
Missile Agni-I was first tested 25 January 2002. Since then she has not once passed tests. Currently, the missile is used by the Army of India.
Agni-I can carry both everyday and nuclear warhead weighing one ton. It can be run from a mobile launcher or train.
Besides Agni-I, India also has a ballistic missile Agni-II with a range of 2,000 km, Agni-III with a range of 2,500-3,000 km, Agni-IV with a range of 4000 km and Agni-V with a range of 5,000 km.