India successfully conducted a development test of its nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile on Sept. 19 from a military base in the eastern state of Odisha. The missile will be introduced into service next year after undertaking one more developmental trial, a defense ministry official says. The missile was lofted from a road-mobile launcher near Odisha’s Wheeler Island at 11:48 a.m. local time. After rocketing to an altitude of more than 800 km (500 mi.), it ...


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