India carries out successful training launch of Agni-1 ballistic missile off Odisha coast

New Delhi: A successful training launch of a Medium-Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-1 was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha on June 01, 2023, the defence ministry said in a statement.

The missile is a proven system, capable of striking targets with a very high degree of precision. The user training launch successfully validated all operational and technical parameters of the missile, defence ministry principal spokesperson A Bharat Bhushan Babu said in the statement.

In October last year, India successfully fired ‘Agni Prime’ – a new generation of ballistic missiles – from off the coast of Odisha.

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