Agni-III launch, a flawless mission
The Strategic Forces Command (SFC), fired the long range Agni-III missile with a range capability of over 3,000 km from Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast recently.
The trajectory of the trial was tracked by a battery of sophisticated radars, telemetry observation stations, electro-optic instruments and naval ships from its launch till the missile hit the target area with pinpoint accuracy. Agni-III missile is equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system and guided by an innovative guidance scheme.
SFC spokesman said after the launch, “Such successful training launches clearly indicate our operational readiness to meet any eventuality as also establishes the reliability of this deterrent component of India’s strategic arsenal”.