NEW DELHI — India will test a 5,000-km-range (3,100-mi.) intercontinental ballistic missile by the end of this year, according to the chief of the country’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). “[The] Agni-V missile [should] be ready for a test, probably in December,” says V.K. Saraswat. The Agni-V system is being designed by adding a third composite stage to the two-stage, 3,500-km Agni-III. It will be able to carry multiple warheads and will have countermeasures ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "India To Test Long-Range Agni-V This Year".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.