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Agni Ballistic Missile System

Type

Medium to Intercontinental-range ballistic missiles

Country

India

Developer

Defence Research and Development Organisation

Operator

Indian Army

Length

15m (Agni-I), 20m (Agni-II), 17m (Agni-III), 20m (Agni-IV)

Diameter

1m (Agni-I, Agni-II); 2m (Agni-III)

Weight

12,000kg

Agni-I weight

12,000kg

Agni-II

16,000kg

Agni-III

55,000kg

Payload

Strategic nuclear warhead, conventional HE-unitary, penetration, sub-munitions, incendiary or fuel air explosives

Speed

5-6km/s

Flight altitude

>90km

Operational range

700-800km (Agni-I), 2,000-3,500km (Agni-II), 3,500-5,500km (Agni-III)

Engine

Single stage (Agni-I), two-and-half-stage (Agni-II), two-stage (Agni-III) solid propellant engine
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