SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.
8100 people have been shifted from villages within a 2.5km radius from the Integrated Test Range off the Odisha coast, ahead of the crucial test of the Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4000 km.
The strategic surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile was last tested in 2018 as part of User trials by the strategic force command (SFC).
The indigenously developed sophisticated Agni-IV having a 4,000 km strike range is a two-stage missile. It is 20 meters long with a weight of 17 tonnes. The state-of-the-art missile is equipped with modern and compact avionics to provide a high level of reliability and precision.
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