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Flight test of AGNI IV
Jan 11, 2017

After successful completion of AgniV India added another milestone by successfully flight testing AGNI IV.

About Missile:

The indigenously developed surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile is a two-stage weapon system. It is 20 metres long and weighs 17 tonnes. Agni-IV missile is equipped with 5th generation onboard computer and distributed architecture. It has the latest features to correct and guide itself for in-flight disturbances.

  • The sophisticated surface-to-surface missile is equipped with modern and compact avionics to provide high level of reliability
  • Agni-IV missile is equipped with 5th generation onboard computer and distributed architecture. It has the latest features to correct and guide itself for in-flight disturbance 
  • The most accurate ring laser gyro-based inertial navigation system (RINS) and supported by highly reliable redundant micro navigation system (MINGS), ensures the vehicle reaches the target within two-digit accuracy.
  • The re-entry heat shield can withstand temperatures in the range of 4000 degrees centigrade and makes sure the avionics function normally with inside temperature remaining less than 50 degrees centigrade
  • Together five Agni missile form the bulwark of India’s nuclear deterrence capability. The five missiles are:

                    1. Agni-I: 700 km.

                    2. Agni-II: 2,000 km

                    3.Agni-III: 3,000 km

                    4. Agni-IV: 4,000 km.

                    5. Agni-V: 5000 Km

 

Agni-Armoury


A comparison between AGNI IV and V


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Agni-5

 

 

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