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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

SFC test-fires Agni-1 successfully

(Press Release | Unedited)

Agni 1 ballistic missile was successfully launched from the Wheeler Island by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) today at 0815 hrs. The DRDO developed medium range ballistic missile from the production lot was launched as part of regular training exercise by the armed forces from the range located at wheeler island off the coast of Odisha. All the mission objectives were met successfully.

The launch was witnessed by Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri, Secretary, Deptt of Defence R&D, and DG DRDO; Shri Avinash Chander, Distinguished Scientist, Program Directer Agni & Chief controller (Missiles and Strategic Systems; DR V G Sekhran, Director ASL, Dr. J Chattopadhyaya, Project Director; Shri G. Satheesh Reddy, Associate Director RCI, Shri MVKV Prasad, Director, ITR and top brass of the Strategic Forces Command.
Dr. Saraswat congratulated the Armed Forces and all the DRDO personnel.

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