For All Defence Aspirants Successful Test Firing Of Agni V

For All Defence Aspirants Successful Test Firing Of Agni V

Successful test firing of Agni V

India successfully tested its nuclear capable inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), Agni Dr.  abdul kalam island (formerly the wheeler island) in Odisha.

Integrated guided missile (ICBM)

It was conceived by Dr.APJ Abdul kalam to enable India attain self-sufficiency in field of missile was approved by government of India in 1983 and completed in march 2012.

The 5 missile (P-A-T-N-A)developed under this program are: prithvi: short range surface to surface ballistic missile; agni: ballistic missiles with different ranges,i.e agni(1,2,3,4,5) trishul: short range low level surface to air missile;nag:3rd generation anti -tank missile ;akash medium range surface to air missile.

The launch operations were carried out and monitored by the strategic forces command(SFC).

SFC is a part of India’s nuclear command authority (NCA) which was created in 2003 to manage India’s nuclear arsenal.

NCA is India’s nodal authority responsible for command, control and operational decisions regrading India’s nuclear weapons programme.

It has an executive council (headed by national security adviser)which gives input to the political council (headed by the prime minister ). The political council, authorities a nuclear attack if need be.

Key points

Agni -V is the most advanced surface -to -surface  indigenous built ballistic is a three stage ,solid fuel 17 metre tall, and is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of about 1.5 tonnes.

Agni-v is a fire and forget missile, which  once fired cannot be stopped ,except by an interceptor has been developed under the integrated guided missile development programmer (IGMSP).



Er. HartaJ is one of the main Instructors and a part of the team At NCA. He himself has cleared the SSB process thrice, but as per his grandfather's Late Lt. Col H.S.Dhaliwal Wish he is continuing teaching and making officers. Been associated with New Careers Academy for the last 8 years, he also has been succefull in making Second and Third Generation Of officers. Once Taught by his Grandfather and Father Capt. Dhaliwal. He is know all across with students for the way he teaches and he is more of a role model for them .