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Agni



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Agni 1
Two stage ballistic missile consisting of 1 x Agni + 1 x Prithvi.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Agni Indian intermediate range ballistic missile. Two stage ballistic missile consisting of 1 x Agni + 1 x Prithvi More...
  • Agni 2 Indian intermediate range ballistic missile. Program revived in 1998, assumed to be nuclear warhead-capable. More...
  • Agni 1 Indian single-stage short range ballistic missile. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Balasore Indian military testing range, known to have been used for at least 489 launches from 1979 to 2008, reaching up to 1000 kilometers altitude. More...

Agni Chronology


1989 May 22 - . 01:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni TD. LV Configuration: Agni TD 01.
  • Test mission - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1992 May 28 - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni TD. LV Configuration: Agni TD 02. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1994 February 19 - . 12:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni TD. LV Configuration: Agni TD 04.
  • Agni RV Mk 1 - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1999 April 11 - . 04:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2.
  • Agni RV Mk 2 Research and development launch - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

2001 January 17 - . 04:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2.
  • Agni RV Mk 2 Research and development launch - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

2002 January 25 - . 03:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni RV Mk 2 - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2003 January 9 - . 03:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni RV Mk 2 - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Summary: MRBM test with dummy warhead..

2004 July 4 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni A-1 test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2004 August 29 - . 07:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2.
  • Operational test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

2006 July 9 - . 05:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3. LV Configuration: Agni 3 01. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Missile test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2007 April 12 - . 05:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3.
  • IRBM test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

2007 October 5 - . 05:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2007 October 24 - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2008 March 23 - . 04:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2008 May 7 - . 04:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3.
  • - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 350 km (210 mi).

2009 May 19 - . 04:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2009 November 23 - . 14:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

2010 February 7 - . 05:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3.
  • Agni III test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 350 km (210 mi). Range: 3,500 km (2,100 mi). Summary: Fourth Agni III test..

2010 March 27 - . 19:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Summary: Test launch.

2010 May 17 - . 03:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2. LV Configuration: Agni A2.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Summary: Training launch.

2010 November 25 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 1.
  • Agni I RV - . Nation: India. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Summary: Test mission..

2011 September 30 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 2.
  • Agni RV - . Nation: India. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi). Summary: Test mission over Bay of Bengal..

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