New Generation Ballistic Missile ‘Agni Prime’ was successfully flight-tested by DRDO

New Delhi, June 08: New Generation Ballistic Missile ‘Agni Prime’ was successfully flight-tested by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha on June 07, 2023. During the flight test, all objectives were successfully demonstrated.

This was the first pre-induction night launch conducted by the users after three successful developmental trials of the missile, validating the accuracy and reliability of the system.

Range Instrumentation like Radar, Telemetry and Electro Optical Tracking Systems were deployed at different locations, including two down-range ships, at the terminal point to capture flight data covering the entire trajectory of the vehicle.

Senior officials from DRDO and Strategic Forces Command witnessed the successful flight-test, which has paved the way for induction of the system into the Armed Forces.

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO and the Armed Forces for the success as well as the copy-book performance of the New Generation Ballistic Missile Agni Prime

Secretary Department of Defence R&D & Chairman DRDO Dr Samir V Kamat appreciated the efforts put in by the teams of DRDO laboratories and the users involved in the test launch.







The Indian Red Cross Society, Meghalaya State Branch organized a Voluntary BloodDonation Camp today the 8th June 2023 at Gorkha Patshala Higher Secondary School, Shillong, a JRC Unit of the Indian Red Cross Society.


The High Powered Committee on the construction of the new Assembly Building met today at the Taj Vivanta in Shillong.


The meeting was attended by Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Thomas A. Sangma, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Deputy Chief Ministers Prestone Tynsong & Sniawbhalang Dhar and other legislators and officers of various line departments.


In his brief, Assembly Speaker Thomas A. Sangma informed that the agendas taken up were review of the progress of construction of the main building, proposal for the second phase of construction and presentation on security systems.


He informed that the HPC, Assembly Secretariat, and line departments have accepted the proposal for the second phase and the proposal will be submitted to the Ministry of DoNER.


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