India successfully test fires intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-3

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  • India on Wednesday carried out a successful training launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, Agni-3, from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.
  • The test of Agni-3 was a part of routine user training launches which are performed under the aegis of the Strategic Forces Command.
  • The launch was carried out by scientists for a predetermined range and stood on all the standards and operational parameters of the system.
  • In another move, DRDO’s compendium on low intensity conflict (LIC) products was released jointly on Wednesday by Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla and Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO, Samir V Kamat.
  • This comes a month after India successfully test-fired indigenous new generation medium-range ballistic missile Agni Prime from the Odisha coast.

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