India has successfully tested an Agni-5 ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads.
The news agency " IANS " a source in the Indian Defense Ministry that the test was on the island , "Abdul Kalam", off the coast of "Orissa" East and crowned with success.
" The Agni-5, which has a range of more than 5,000 kilometers an hour, will be able, if necessary, to hit targets in China and Pakistan," the local kalinga channel quoted sources from the Defense Ministry as saying.
On 19 April 2012, the first test of the Agni-5 missile was carried out and five launches have been carried out since then, most recently in June this year.
According to Indian media, the launch could be the last before it was adopted by the strategic forces in late December.
India has four types of "Agni" ships in service, and the development of the Agni-6 missile, which has a range of 10,000 kilometers, and the submarine launch capability.