We are talking about testing Agni II missiles with a range of up to 2,2 thousand. Km. The launch was carried out from the Abdul Kalam test site. It is noted that the launch of the rocket was carried out from a mobile launcher today at about 8: 48 local time.
Trials like declared, confirmed the characteristics of the rocket Agni II. It is capable of carrying a payload weighing up to 1 tons. The mass of the rocket itself is about 17 tons. Agni II is equipped with a modern navigation system and a “unique control system” capable of controlling, among other things, fuel consumption.
Agni II as an element of the military parade in India
The developers note that this rocket is one of the most important components of the Indian defensive potential. In fact, we are talking about an upgraded version of the rocket, which was originally commissioned by the Indian army in 2002 year.