New generation ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ successfully test-fired by DRDO

What is the news?

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully tested the ‘Agni P’ Missile from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha. 

What is Agni P Missile?

Agni P is a new generation nuclear capable Surface To Surface ballistic missile.

Range: The missile has a range capability between 1,000 and 2,000 km.

Features: The missile ​​is a two-stage canisterised solid propellant ballistic missile with dual redundant navigation and guidance system.

Canisterisation of missiles reduces the time required to launch the missile while improving the storage and ease of handling.

Redundancies involve the introduction of extra components on the principle that if one functionality suffers a failure, then a backup feature would still enable the objective to be achieved.

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Source: This post is based on the articleNew generation ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ successfully test-fired by DRDOpublished in PIB on 19th Dec 2021.

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