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On 26 December 2016, India successfully testfired Agni-V, its longest range surface-to-surface nuclear-capable missile, from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. Designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), this 17 m tall missile can carry a nuclear warhead of about 1.5 tonnes to a distance of over 5,000 km. Notably, India is the sixth country after France, China, Russia, USA and UK to have a missile with a range of over 5,000 km.