Agni I successfully test fired from Abdul Kalam Island
India successfully tests fired indigenously developed nuclear capable Agni-I (A) ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast today at 8.30 AM. The test was conducted by the Strategic Force Command of Indian Army. The state-of-the-art missile was launched around 8.30 am from a mobile launcher at Pad 4 of the Integrated Test Range, at the Dr Abdul Kalam Island, formerly known as Wheeler Island, the sources said. The missile with a length of 4.8 m and diameter of 1.3 m, is powered by both solid and liquid propellants which imparts it a speed of 2.5 km per second.