Abdul Kalam Island

DRDO Defers Pralay Test due to Pethai

Bhubaneswar: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) deferred the test of Pralay, a short-range ballistic missile which was to be held at Abdul Kalam Island of Odisha, on Monday and Tuesday. Blustery weather conditions and rough sea due to cyclone Pethai were the reasons for it. Though all preparations were made for the test, but […]

India Test-Fires N-capable Agni-V

Bhubaneswar: India successfully test-fired nuke-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Balasore coast yesterday. This is the seventh trial of the indigenously developed missile. This nuclear capable 3-stage missile has a Length of 17 meters and Width of 2 meters. It’s Nuclear warhead is of 1.5 tonne. It has advance features with higher reliability, longer shelf life, less […]