Agni-II Plus Missile Test Fails In Orissa

India test-fired an upgraded version of the Agni-II nuclear-capableintermediate range ballistic missile off the Orissa coast. The test wasdeclared a failure.

The latest version of the "Agni" series missile is described as a two-stage, solid propellant rail and road mobile missile.

Scientistsat the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said "themodified version of Agni-II will have better accuracy and range."

Whilethe present Agni-II missile has a strike range of 2000 km and Agni-IIIcan target a distance up to 3500 km, the strategic new missile, Agni-IIplus or premier would bridge the gap between Agni-II and Agni-III, adefence source said.

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