Agni-5's range of 5000 km means that Pakistan and China are in the range of this missile, as well as countries like Russia, Ukraine and Indonesia can be targeted anywhere.
New Delhi: India successfully test-fired Agni-5 ballistic missile on Thursday. The special thing is that the Agni-5 missile can destroy the enemy thousands of kilometres away even at the night. Capable of carrying nuclear weapons, this missile can destroy the enemy at a very precise place up to a range of more than 5 thousand km.
Agni-5's range of 5000 km means that Pakistan and China are in the range of this missile, as well as countries like Russia, Ukraine and Indonesia can be targeted anywhere. The Agni-5 missile is completely Made in India and has been jointly developed by DRDO and Bharat Dynamics Limited. The weight of Agni-5 is 50 thousand kg and its length is 17.5 meters and its diameter is said to be 2 meters.
Can carry 1500 kg nuclear weapons
The Agni-5 missile which India has successfully tested can be loaded with 1500 kg of nuclear weapons. In this, rocket boosters have been installed in three stages in the missile. Understand that the solid fuel engine operating in three stages has been installed in the missile. Agni-5 has the ability to strike accurately up to five thousand kilometers.
Agni-5 is 24 times faster than the speed of sound. This missile covers a distance of 8.16 km in one second. The test was conducted at the Abdul Kalam Test Center on the Balasore coast of Odisha.
These features of Agni-5 are shocking
The special thing is that if the need arises, the capability to increase the range of Agni-5 missiles has also been developed. Many reports have even claimed that the new Agni-5 missile has a range of 5,000 to 8,000 km. The weight of this missile is 50 tonnes, which is capable of carrying nuclear warheads up to 1.5 tonnes. Very few countries have an inter-continental ballistic missile system. Pakistan does not have this system.