Agni-IV – Indigenously Developed
Features :- 20 metre long, weight 17 tonnes, Nuclear capable , 4000 km striking range, surface-to-surface.
• India on Sunday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4,000 km.
• launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, earlier known as Wheeler Island (odisha coast), at 8.35 a.m.
• This was the 7th trial of Agni-IV missile.
• Radars and electro-optical systems had been positioned along the coast of Odisha for tracking and monitoring all parameters of the missile.
• The accurate Ring Laser Gyro-based Inertial Navigation System (RINS), supported by highly reliable redundant Micro Navigation System (MINGS), ensures the vehicle reaches the target with accuracy.
• It has the latest features to correct and guide itself for in-flight disturbances.
• It was user trial by Indian army.