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Various news reports speculate that #agni5 is a hypersonic missile as the exhaust trail of the missile shows hypersonic glide vehicle firing. DRDO is completely silent on this.
What is a hypersonic missile?
A missile that flies with atleast 5 times more than the speed of sound is said to be a hypersonic missile.
Russia was the first country to have it, other than Russia, China & USA put cloudy claims of having it.
What is glide?
Glide refers to a flying movement which is very smooth in nature, moves pallel to the ground & used in hypersonic missile. It uses gravity and air pressure in the most efficient way.
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-#Agni5 Decoded
-Successful user trial test which was postponed due unknown reasons in Sep
-#DRDO initially named it Agni-III+
-1st Test 2012
-3-stage solid propulsion, 1st 2 stages same features as Agni-III
-Declared range 5000km actual 8000km extendable 10000km

-Nuclear Capable
-Payload 1650kg
-2012 1st flt test
-Subsequent tests in 2013, ‘15 ‘16 ‘18
-Cannisterized” road-mobile launch missile
-Edge of quick launch from different locations
-Multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle
-Up to 10 warheads
-Maneuverable #technology Business Insider
-#China including #Beijing covered
-#Pakistan worried about 2 things: Cannisterized #technology & #AgniPrime
-Just imagine 10 nuclear warheads racing dn from #Agni5 MIRV towards 10 different targets in China
-That would be real #Diwali2021

@China_Amb_India @ChinaSpox_India
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🌆Good evening and welcome everyone! 💐

We are all set for an In Conversation with Dr. Tessy Thomas #agniputhri #missilewoman Director General (#Aeronautical Systems) @DRDO_India.

Please post your recommendations, comments with #ChatwithTessyThomas

@APJAbdulKalam @mygovindia
The excitement in us has reached the threshold as we get set for an explosion of tweets as part of #ChatwithTessyThomas, In Conversation with series, track 1 #consultations of #STIP2020.

@Ashutos61 @guptaakhilesh63 @adityakaushik00 @Jengovz @nimita_pandey @ChagunBasha
All ready for launch 3⃣2⃣1⃣….. Here we go! with
💫Tessy Thomas, Director General, Aeronautical Systems @DRDO_India
💫@adityakaushik00, Deputy Director, @WatFuture and 💫@Jengovz DST-STI-Post-doctoral Policy fellow @IndiaDST @DSTCPRIISc
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Hi @Mid_Day, that's a Gripen. Neither the Indian Air Force nor the Pakistan Air Force operate any.
Hi @TimesOfIndia, why a 'representative image' of an F-35 though?
Hi @WIONews, that isn't a Sukhoi-30, that's a Jaguar.
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