5.000 km + Nuclear capable Agni-5 launch successful

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5.000 km + Nuclear capable Agni-5 launch successful

Post by Aupmanyav » Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:02 pm

The three-stage, 17-metre tall, two-metre wide Agni-5 is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of about 1.5 tonnes. Agni 5 is a fire and forget missile, which once fired cannot be stopped, except by an interceptor missile which only the US, Russia and Israel have. It traveled for 19 minutes and covered 4,900 km. The missile is programmed in a way that after reaching the peak of its trajectory it will turn towards Earth to continue its journey towards the intended target.
The Agni-5 was last tested on December 26, 2016. The first two successful flights of Agni-5 in 2012 and 2013 were in open configuration.

The missile's canister-launch version gives the armed forces flexibility to swiftly transport and fire the missile from anywhere anytime. Combined with India's regional satellite based navigation system NAVIC, Agni-5 is great force multiplier for the armed forces. The missile can be deployed from mobile launchers and can even be hidden in a railway wagon. If required, Agni-5 can also be used to target satellites as an anti-satellite weapon and can also be used to launch Indian satellites in hostile circumstances.

With Agni-5, India will join the super-exclusive club of countries with ICBMs or intercontinental ballistic missiles (with a range of over 5,000-5,500 km); the others are the US, Britain, Russia, China and France.

Aup. notes: The report is forgetting North Korea.
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Post by Aupmanyav » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:59 am

Furthermore, they are forgetting Prithvi II and Ashwin Supersonic interceptor missiles. So, not just US, Russia and Israel, but India too. Let me check, China also will have its missile defence system. Yes, Tien Kung. But that is Taiwan. How can China be behind?
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