Indian Protection Analysis and Growth Organisation (DRDO) efficiently examined the brand new era nuclear-capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha at 1106 hrs on December 18, 2021. Varied telemetry, radar, electro-optical stations, and down-range ships positioned alongside the japanese coast tracked and monitored the missile trajectory and parameters. The missile adopted a textbook trajectory assembly all mission goals with a excessive degree of accuracy. This second flight take a look at has confirmed the dependable efficiency of all of the superior applied sciences built-in into the system.

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh congratulated DRDO for the profitable flight take a look at and expressed his happiness for the superb efficiency of the system. Secretary Division of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Dr. G Satheesh Reddy appreciated the efforts of the crew to have finished the second growth flight trial with many extra options and congratulated them for the consecutive success inside the similar calendar 12 months.


Agni-P or Agni-Prime (Agni “Hearth”) is a medium-range ballistic missile being developed by Defence Analysis and Growth Organisation (DRDO) as a successor for Agni-I and Agni-II missiles within the operational service of Strategic Forces Command with vital upgrades within the type of the composite motor casing, maneuverable reentry automobile (MaRV) together with improved propellants, navigation and steering methods. Agni Prime could be both transported on the prepare or saved in a canister. DRDO is growing a successor of Agni-I referred to as Agni-1P with two levels that borrowed the newer applied sciences from Agni-IV and Agni-V to extend accuracy and reliability.

India began engaged on space denial weapons after China developed DF-21D and DF-26B with nuclear functionality to counter US Navy which introduced Naval Base Guam inside its attain. As a counterbalance, the progress of Agni-P turned a vital a part of India’s Indo-Pacific technique to deal with China’s plan of getting 5 or 6 plane provider battle teams by 2035 to cowl each the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean with entry to future abroad logistical bases across the area such because the one it at present has in Djibouti. Agni-P take a look at additionally will increase the possibility of India to be a part of the Intermediate-Vary Nuclear Forces Treaty.