India on Sunday successfully test-fired its surface to surface intermediate range ballistic missile Agni II from Wheeler’s Island in Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast.
The missile was launched at about 10.25 am by the Army as part of its routine trial from the base of Integrated Test Range (ITR) of Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), about 200 km east of Bhubaneswar.
Agni-II is 20 meters long,having a weight of 17 tonnes. It can carry a payload weighing one tonne. The range of the missile, which can be fired from both rail and road mobile launchers, can be increased to 3000 km by reducing the payload.