India successfully tests new generation ballistic missile Agni-Prime

India successfully tests new generation ballistic missile Agni-Prime

Strategic Forces Command (SFC) in collaboration with Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test-fired New Generation Ballistic Missile Agni-Prime from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha on 03 April 2024 at approximately 1900 hrs.

The test met all test objectives verifying its reliable performance as confirmed by data recorded by multiple range sensors deployed at various locations including two downrange vessels positioned at the terminal point. The launch was witnessed by the Chief of Defense Staff, Chief of Strategic Forces Command and senior officers of DRDO and Indian Army.

The Defense Minister has congratulated DRDO, SFC and the armed forces for this successful test. He said that the successful development of the missile and its deployment will prove to be an excellent force for the armed forces.

Chief of Defense Staff General Anil Chauhan and Secretary, Department of Defense Research and Development and Chairman DRDO Dr. Sameer V Kamat appreciated the efforts of SFC and DRDO for this successful flight test.


Pavita Jones