- Agni-1, a medium-range ballistic missile, was successfully test-fired by the Strategic Forces Command from APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha on June 1.
- Agni 1 to 4 missiles have a range of 700 km to 3,500 km and have already been deployed.
- The test of the sea-based missile was aimed at containing and neutralizing a hostile ballistic missile threat, placing India in an elite club of countries with such a capability.
- It has been proven that these missiles are capable of hitting targets from very high altitudes. All the operational and technical features of this missile were successful.
Qns : Where was the Agni-1 missile test-fired from?
a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
b) APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha
c) Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
d) Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station, Kerala
Ans : b) APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha