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Test Looms For ICBM With 3,100-Mile Range

April 18 2012


India is set to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the Chinese cities of Shanghai and Beijing, reports the Hindustan Times.

The launch of the Agni V missile was scheduled for Wednesday, said military officials.

The three-stage solid fuel missile will be launched from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha at a target in the southern Indian Ocean, said officials.

The strategic missile has a declared range of 5,000 km (3,100 mi).

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