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Agni Prime UPSC NOTE

 What is Agni Prime?

  • Agni-P or Agni-Prime is a new-generation medium range  nuclear capable ballistic missile.

  • It has a strike range from 1,000 to 2,000-km.

  • Agni-Prime incorporates:

    • New propulsion systems

    • Composite rocket motor casings 

    • Advanced navigation and guidance systems.

  • Significantly, it is also a canister-launch system like the country's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the over 5,000-km Agni-V, which is now in the process of being inducted by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC).

What is Agni Prime?

  • A canister-launch missile with the warhead already mated with the missile gives the armed forces the:

    • Requisite operational flexibility to store it for long periods.

    • Swiftly transport it through rail or road when required.

    • Fire it from wherever they want.

  • Along with Agni-V, the new missile would provide India with stronger deterrence against both China and Pakistan.

What is Agni Prime?

  • While Agni-V brings all of China within its strike range.

  • Agni-P seems to have been developed keeping Pakistan in mind.

Development and testing

  • It is being developed by India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) as a successor for Agni-I and Agni-II missiles in the operational service of Strategic Forces Command (SFC).

  • It was successfully flight-tested in night from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha.

  • This was the first pre-induction night launch conducted by the users after three successful developmental trials of the missile, validating the accuracy and reliability of the system.



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Agni Prime UPSC NOTE
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