ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The satisfaction that accompanies that the successful completion of any task would be incomplete without the mention of people whose ceaseless cooperation made it possible, whose constant guidance and encouragement crown all efforts with success. We are grateful to our project guide Prof. XXXX XXXX for the guidance, inspiration and constructive suggestions that helped us in the preparation of this project.
INTRODUCTION AGNI-V is a solid fueled inter-continental range ballistic missile in AGNI series, developed by India, named after one the five elements of the nature.
AGNI SERIESAGNI-I(SRBM) AGNI-III(IRBM)a. Single a. Two stage stage b. Range:3000b. Range:700- -5000km 1200kmAGNI-II(MRBM) AGNI-V(ICBM)a. Two and a. Three stage half stage b. Range:5000b. Range:2000 -8000km -2500kmAGNI-II Plusa. Two stageb. Range:2500 -3500km
SPECIFICATION OF AGNI-V Type Inter-continental ballistic missile Used by Strategic Forces Command Manufacturer Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) weight 50,000 kg Height 17.5 m Warhead Nuclear Warhead weight 1500 kg Engine 3 stage solid fuel Diameter 2m Range 5500 km Speed Mach 24 Launch platform 8 x 8 Tatra TEL and rail mobile launcher Transport Road or rail Mobile
How much powerful is AGNI-V? The range of this missile is greater than 5500 km typically designed for nuclear weapons delivery. Once fired, it cannot be stopped. It travels faster than a bullet and can carry 1,000 kilograms of nuclear weapons. It can destroy many cities of China, Pakistan, some countries of Europe & Asia also.
RANGE OFAGNI-VRange of AGNI-Vis about 5000 kmto 8000 km. Itmeans withwarhead is about5000 km, butwithout warheadis 8000 km.
Reason behind the creation of AGNI-V AGNI-V is created to meet current threat perceptions and security concerns. The threat comes from China & Pakistan (neighbours of India). This AGNI-V strengthened India’s defense system. AGNI-V is created for deterrence for peace and AGNI-V TEAM security.
1stLaunchingof AGNI-V It was successfully test fired on 19th April 2012 at 8:07 am from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast. The 1st stage takes it 35 km above, 2nd stage pushes it about 150 km, & 3rd stages takes it 300 km above. Missile finally reaches height of 600 km.