India’s nuclear attack-capable Agni-3 (Agni-3) missile has been tested for the first time at night. The missile weighing 17 meters in length, 2 meters in thickness and 50 tons was fired from the test range of APJ Abdul Kalam Island on Saturday. Agni-3 is a surface-to-surface ballistic missile that has recently been tested with a mobile launcher.
According to sources, the route of the missile is being monitored and the results of the test are awaited. Defense sources said the missile has a length of 17 meters and a diameter of two meters.
A Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) source said, “This was the fourth user trial of the Agni-3 missile and was intended to test continuity/duplication in the missile’s performance.” It has been tested for the first time at night.
Agni-3 Hybrid is equipped with a direction and control system. It also has a state-of-the-art computer. The Agni-3 missile is medium-range and has a strike range of 3,500 500 km.
Significantly, the test is being done to test the quality of Agni-3. This was the first time the missile was tested at night. The specialty of this missile is that it will be filled with propellant in 2 stages.
It is capable of carrying 1.5 tons of weapons. The Agni-3 is equipped with hybrid navigation and is connected to the control panel with an advanced onboard computer. It is a missile equipped with the latest technology.