With the successful test of Agni-V today, we have taken another step towards the technological advancement. Now India will be able to target maximum of China with Agni-V.
Here are the five amazing as well as thrilling facts about the Nuclear capable missile:
India’s perfect answer to China’s developed armor.
The Agni missiles, including Agni-V are crucial for India’s defence keeping in mind China- since the country has in recent times, deployed missiles in the Tibet Autonomous Region bordering India. China is only getting bolder.
Once fired, the Agni-V cannot be stopped.
Yes. And the missile travels faster than a bullet. Plus, it can carry 1,000 kgs of nuclear weapons. The fact that the Agni can be launched using a special canister means that it could even be launched from the roadside.
Agni-V is India’s longest-range missile to carry a nuclear warhead.
The missile carries the capacity to load a nuclear warhead weighing over a tonne. Below in the pic is man behind it all – Project Director Avinash Chander.
The way Agni-V thrusts forward is amazing.
Okay, first of all, the missile is about a big seventeen metres tall. So, when it is fired, the first rocket takes it to a height of 40 kilometres. The second pushes it past 150 kilometres and the third takes it over 300 kilometres above the earth. In its final stage, the missile reaches a height of approximately 800 kilometres.
The first of many.
Agni-V is India’s first 5,000 kilometre range missile and it is a matter of pride for us all.
Absolutely, this is a news that makes us proud again. And we are proud of our Organisations for working hard.
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