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Agni 3


Indian intermediate range ballistic missile.

Failures: 1. First Fail Date: 2006-07-09. Last Fail Date: 2006-07-09. Maximum range: 2,000 km (1,200 mi).

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 48,000 kg (105,000 lb).
Height: 16.00 m (52.00 ft).
Diameter: 2.00 m (6.50 ft).
Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).
First Launch: 2006.07.09.
Last Launch: 2010.02.07.
Number: 4 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Agni Two stage ballistic missile consisting of 1 x Agni + 1 x Prithvi. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • DRDE Indian manufacturer of rockets. DRDE, India. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Balasore Indian military testing range, known to have been used for at least 489 launches from 1979 to 2008, reaching up to 1000 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages
  • Agni 3-1 Solid rocket stage. 1040.00 kN (233,801 lbf) thrust. Mass 33,000 kg (72,753 lb). More...
  • Agni 3-2 Solid rocket stage. 314.00 kN (70,590 lbf) thrust. Mass 14,000 kg (30,865 lb). More...

Agni 3 Chronology


2006 July 9 - . 05:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3. LV Configuration: Agni 3 01. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Missile test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2007 April 12 - . 05:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3.
  • IRBM test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

2008 May 7 - . 04:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3.
  • - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 350 km (210 mi).

2010 February 7 - . 05:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Balasore. Launch Complex: Balasore IC4. LV Family: Agni. Launch Vehicle: Agni 3.
  • Agni III test - . Nation: India. Agency: IDRDL. Apogee: 350 km (210 mi). Range: 3,500 km (2,100 mi). Summary: Fourth Agni III test..

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