The indigenous Agni-1 missile was test fired from the Wheeler islands, off the Odisha coast. The user trial of the 12 ton missile was conducted at around 9.30 am from the ITR, Chandipur in Balasore district of Odisha. Launched from a mobile launcher, Agni-1 surface to surface missile can travel a distance of 700 kilometres. The 15 metre long missile can carry a payload of 1000 kilogram.

Senior scientists and officials from DRDO and Army were present during the trial.
 
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