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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was reported in 2016 to be developing Pakistan-centric nuclear missile called Agni-1P [Prime or Pakistan, take your pick for name] which will replace Prithvi and Agni-1 and will have a range of 300 to 700 kilometers. Agni-1P will be a two-stage, solid propellant missile with relatively latest technology which will vastly improve its accuracy but relatively will be reserved for High-value targets.

The new Agni-1P will be shorter than current Prithiv-1 and also a lot thinner in diameter, which makes it highly compact and portable in size. Agni-1P like the larger Agni-V will come with Composite Canisters so it makes them highly mobile along with better operational flexibility. Both stages of the missiles will comprise of composite rocket motors, guidance systems with electromechanical actuators, and inertial navigation systems based on advanced ring-laser gyroscopes. This will be very accurate and lightweight, mostly to take out bunkers of NCA spread across Pakistan.

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