The Hindu quoting sources in Defence Research and Development Organisation said, the missile has two stages - both powered by solid propellants - and “several advanced technologies.”
Agni II, developed by DRDO, can be transported by both rail and road carrying a nuclear warhead. Its range is between 2,750 and 3,000 km. It will thus fill the gap between Agni II, which can cover about 2,500 km, and Agni III that has a range of about 3,500 km, the report said.
Agni I can hit enemy targets 700 km away. While Agni II and Agni III are two-stage missiles, Agni I is a single-stage one. The missiles are capable of carrying nuclear warheads.