Agni-IV test-fired

NEW DELHI
2 Jan 2017

India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4000-km, from Balasore test range off Odisha coast. News agency PTI quoted defence sources to confirm the development. According to reports, Agni-IV is capable of hitting a target at a distance of 4,000 km. The missile, which is about 20 metres tall and weighs 17 tons, was earlier flight-tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island, formerly known as Wheeler Island, in November.