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India Tests New Ballistic Missile Capable Of Carrying Nuclear Warheads


An Agni-IV strategic missile is launched from Wheeler island off the coast of the eastern Indian state of Orissa on September 19.

An Agni-IV strategic missile is launched from Wheeler island off the coast of the eastern Indian state of Orissa on September 19.

India said it has successfully test fired its Agni-IV ballistic missile.

The missile was launched from a test range at Wheeler Island off the eastern coast of India on September 19.

Indian media that reported the missile has a range of some 3,500 kilometers.

India's test of the Angi-IV missiles comes after Pakistan successfully test-fired its Hatf-VII Babur missile on September 17.

The Pakistani missile has a range of some 700 kilometers and can also carry nuclear warheads.

Based on reporting by "The Times of India", IANS, and ITAR-TASS
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