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India today successfully carried outmissile Agni-III from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.

Balasore:27/4/17:India today successfully carried out the user trail of its intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-III from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
The missile was test-fired from launch pad no. 4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) located on the island at 9.12 am, reports said. gni-III, having a strike range of more than 3,000 km and capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads weighing up to 1.5 tonnes, is 17 metres tall with a two-metre diameter and weighs about 48 tonnes.
The missile was inducted in the armed forces in June, 2011.

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