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Agni missile

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Agni missile

  1. 1. AGNI MISSILE SHIVAJI CHOUDHURY
  2. 2. AGNI MISSILE  The Agni missile (Sanskrit: अग्नि ,ग्नि , Agnī, root of English ignite) is a family of Medium to Intercontinental range ballistic missiles developed by India under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.
  3. 3. AGNI MISSILE FAMILY  Agni-I Medium range ballistic missile, 700 – 1200 km range.  Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile, 2,000- 2,500 km range.  Agni-III intermediate range ballistic missile, 3,000 - 5,500 km range.  Agni-IV intermediate range ballistic missile, 3,200- 3,700 km range.  Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile, 5,000 km range .  Agni-VI intercontinental ballistic missile, 10,000 km range (under development)
  4. 4. AGNI-I  Agni-I was first tested at the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur on 25 january 2002.  Weighing 12 tonne with a length of 15 metres, Agni-I has a range of 700–1200 km and is capable of carrying a conventional payload of 1000 kg (2,200 lb) or a nuclear warhead at a speed of 2.5 km/s.  Agni missiles consist of one (short range) or two stages (intermediate range).  These are rail and road mobile and powered by solid propellants. Agni-I is used by the Strategic Force Command (SFC) of the Indian Army.
  5. 5. AGNI -I "The Agni-I is in service with the Indian Army."
  6. 6. AGNI-II  Agni-II has a range of 2,000–2,500 km has a length of 20 metres, diameter of one metre and weighs around 18 tonnes.  Agni - II uses solid propellant in both of its two stages.  The Agni-II can reach most parts of western, central and southern China.
  7. 7. AGNI III  Agni-III is the third in the Agni series of missiles.  Agni III uses solid propellant in both stages. Agni-III was tested on July 9, 2006 from Wheeler island off the coast of the eastern state of Orissa.  After the launch, it was reported that the second stage of the rocket did not separate and the missile had fallen well short of its target. Agni-III was again tested on April 12, 2007, this time successfully, from the Wheeler Island off the coast of Orissa.  On May 7, 2008 India again successfully test fired this missile.  This was the third consecutive test; it validated the missile's operational readiness while extending the reach of India's nuclear deterrent to most high-value targets of the nation's most likely adversaries.  Agni-III has a range of 3,500 km, and can take a warhead of 1.5 tonnes. Its range falls within the reach of most major Chinese cities, including Beijing and Shanghai.
  8. 8. AGNI III
  9. 9. AGNI IV  Agni-IV is the fourth in the Agni series of missiles which was earlier known as Agni II prime.  Agni-IV was tested on November 15, 2011 from Wheeler island off the coast of the eastern state of Orissa. With a range of 2,500-3,500 km  Agni-IV bridges the gap between Agni II and Agni III. Agni IV can take a warhead of 1 tonne.  It is designed to increase the kill efficiency along with a higher range performance.  Agni IV is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, that includes indigenously developed ring laser gyro and composite rocket motor.  Its a two-stage missile powered by solid propellant. Its length is 20 meters and launch weight 17 tonnes.  It can be fired from a road mobile launcher.
  10. 10. AGNI -IV
  11. 11. AGNI V  The Agni-V is a three stage solid fueled missile with composite motor casing in the third stage. In many aspects, the Agni-5 carries forward the Agni-3 pedigree. With composites used extensively to reduce weight, and a third stage added on (the Agni-3 was a two-stage missile), the Agni-5 can fly 1,500 km further than the 3,500 km range Agni III.  On April 19, 2012 at 8.05 am, the Agni V was successfully test fired by DRDO from Wheeler Island off the coast of Orissa  Agni-V will feature Multiple Independent Re-entry Vehicles (MIRVs) with each missile being capable of carrying 3-10 separate nuclear warheads. Each warhead can be assigned to a different target, separated by hundreds of kilometres; alternatively, two or more warheads can be assigned to one target.
  12. 12. PURPOSES OF MIRV WARHEAD  Provides greater target damage for a given missile payload as several small warheads cause much more target damage area than a single large one. This in turn reduces the number of missiles and launch facilities required for a given destruction level.  With single warhead missiles, one missile must be launched for each target. By contrast with a MIRV warhead, the post-boost (or bus) stage can dispense the warheads against multiple targets across a broad area.  Reduces the effectiveness of an anti-ballistic missile defence system that relies on intercepting individual warheads.
  13. 13. AGNI MISSILE RANGE
  14. 14. AGNI
  15. 15. AGNI –II COMPARE WITH OTHER MISSILES
  16. 16. Abdul Kalam's Pride in Military Rockets of Tipu Sultan displayed at NASA,USA  At the Wallops center, Kalam observed a painting that was hung in the reception lobby of NASA USA, depicting a battle scene in which rockets are being launched against oncoming troops.  Curiously, the soldiers launching the rockets were all dark-skinned, while the targets of the rockets were white-skinned troops in what appeared to be British uniforms.  Kalam took a closer look and realized that the painting was of a battle between Tipu Sultan’s army and colonial British troops on Indian soil.
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