India Roars into the Elite ICBM Club

India Roars into the Elite ICBM Club

India as the largest democratic country and the third largest economy, her achievements cannot be overlooked. India effort of launching Agni-V successfully is definitely a step forward in her development initiative. Now India also have the missile in her defense treasury which is capable of covering a long distance of 5000km with other multiple features. With this accomplishment India joins the elite club China, Russia, France, the US and UK which already have long-range missiles.

Near about 800 scientists were engaged in the development of this inter continental ballistic missile. Agni-V composed of solid propellents which enables it to launch at a very short interval of time. Its other features like it can be used to carry warheads or have ability to launch satellite makes it not only a advanced nuclear weapon, but also a tool that can be used for development purpose. With the successful test, India is set to join the exclusive club of nations with inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) capability. At this moment, only five members of the UN Security Council possess ICBMs.

This infographic “India Roars into the Elite ICBM Club” designed by InfoGraphic Design Team, provides some useful insight on various aspect of this inter continental ballistic missile-Agni V.

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Posted Jul 12, 2012
 
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