On June 7, 2022(Monday) The Ministry of Defence successfully tested India’s latest medium range ballistic missile, “Agni 4” on Orissa’s APJ Abdul Kalam Island.
Agni 4, the fourth missile of the Agni series, had been launched at an experimental range of 4000 km. Furthermore it has been reported that all operating standards and the integrity of the system have been demonstrated. Experts are of the opinion that the successful launch of Agni 4 emphasises India’s policy of minimum resistance. The missile was initially named Agni 2 Prime while it was under the DRDO.
“Monday at around 7.30 p.m. Agni 4, a medium-range ballistic missile, was successfully tested from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Orissa,” the ministry stated, announcing the success of the event.”
“This missile is able to carry nuclear weapons. It is 20 metres long and 900 kilometres high. It weighed 17 thousand kilos. The purpose of making this missile is to make the Indian Army more stronger in future” the Ministry of Defence added.