India to Test Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Missile on January 31

India's Agni II missile is seen in a rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi, India

 

NEW DELHI, January 29 (Sputnik) – India will conduct the third test of the Agni-5, a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, on January 31, a source at the institution responsible for the launch told Sputnik Thursday.

The Agni-5 is a three-stage ballistic missile designed to carry a 1.5-ton warhead with a range of 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles). It has been dubbed the “China-killer” by media, as it is capable of hitting major Chinese cities such as Beijing.

Full article: India to Test Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Missile on January 31 (Sputnik News)

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