Part of: Prelims and Mains GS-II: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health
In News: Agni-5, surface to surface ballistic missile has been launched successfully.
- Capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 kilometres with very high degree of accuracy
- Uses a three-stage solid fuelled engine
- Successful launch in line with India’s policy to have ‘credible minimum deterrence’ that underpins the commitment to ‘No First Use’
News Source: PIB