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Agni-4 Missile

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  • June 9, 2022
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In News: India successfully tested the Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) Agni-4, which met all parameters

  • The successful test was part of routine user training launches carried out under the aegis of the Strategic Forces Command
  • The successful test reaffirms India’s policy of having a ‘Credible Minimum Deterrence’

Agni-IV    

  • Agni-IV is the fourth in the Agni series of missiles which was earlier known as Agni II prime. Agni-IV bridges the gap between Agni II and Agni III.
  • CLASS: Intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
  • It is surface to surface missile
  • WARHEAD: Nuclear or conventional
  • RANGE: 3,000 – 4,000 km
  • PROPULSION: Two-stage solid propellant
  • PAYLOAD: 1,000 kg

Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the Agni-IV Missile, which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? (2014)

  1. It is a surface-to-surface missile.
  2. It is fuelled by liquid propellant only.
  3. It can deliver a one-tonne nuclear warhead about 7500 km away.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

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