India testfires Agni-IV missile

Updated: 2012-09-19 16:10


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NEW DELHI -- India Wednesday testfired the nuclear-capable Agni-IV missile from a defense base in the eastern state of Odisha, reported Indo-Asian News Service.

The 4,000-km-range surface-to-surface missile was tested from a launch pad at Wheeler Island near Dhamra in Bhadrak district, 112 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar.

This was the third trial of Agni-IV, designed to carry a payload of 1,000 kg capable of withstanding temperatures of more than 3,000 Celsius.