Tag: Missile

Another test firing, BrahMos meets targets

India today successfully test-fired an advanced version of the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile from the Car Nicobar Islands, the second such exercise since yesterday

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
India, Russia conclude S-400 missile deal

New Delhi: India and Russia on Friday concluded the much expected deal for the S-400 Triumf air defence missile system following the annual bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The sides welcomed the conclusion of the contract for the supply of the S-400 Long Range Surface to Air Missile […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India successfully test fires 'Dhanush' off Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar/Paradip: India on Friday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ‘Dhanush’ ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha. The surface-to-surface missile, with a strike range of 350 km, was test-fired from the ship positioned near Paradip in the Bay of Bengal, said a defence official. The trial was carried out by the Strategic Force Command (SFC). Dhanush, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
BrahMos to be upgraded to 'hypersonic' in a decade: Scientist

Mumbai: The speeds of the BrahMos missile will be upgraded from existing supersonic to hypersonic with superior destructive capabilities in a phased manner within a decade, a top official said here on Tuesday. “Presently, the BrahMos has a speed of 2.8 Mach… in two years time it would be increased to 3.5 Mach, and by […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Iran tests new ballistic missile defying US threats

Tehran: Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from the US that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue. State-run Press TV broadcast a footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
N.Korea confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

Pyongyang:  North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday under the personal guidance of its top leader Kim Jong Un. “The launching drill was conducted with the aim at calming down the belligerence of the US which has recently cried out for using military muscle against North Korea, and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
N.Korea fires missile over Japan

Tokyo: North Korea on Tuesday fired a missile over Japan which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called the “most serious and grave ever” threat to the country, the media reported. The missile was fired just before 6 a.m. in Japan. The launch set off warnings in the northern part of the country urging people to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
UNSC imposes new sanctions on N.Korea

United Nations: The UN Security Council has passed a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea for its continued intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) testing and violations of UN resolutions, the media reported. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, speaking at the Security Council meeting where the vote took place on Saturday, said: “Monday (July […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

New Delhi: An Indian Naval ship for the first time on Friday fired a land-attack BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. “Land attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was fired for the first time from an Indian Navy’s stealth frigate, off the eastern coast, at a land target,” said a source in the Ministry of Defence. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Successful night trial: Agni-1 ballistic missile test-fired off Odisha coast

Balasore: A night trial of India’s indigenously developed nuclear-capable Agni-1 ballistic missile with a strike range of 700 km was successfully conducted Tuesday from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army, defence sources said. The launch of the surface-to-surface missile was undertaken as a part of periodic […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Agni-IV ballastic missile test-fired from Kalam Island

Balasore: India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV with a strike range of 4000 km as part of a user trial from a test range off Odisha coast. Supported by a mobile launcher, the surface-to-surface missile was flight tested from launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Dr Abdul Kalam […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
India successfully conducts twin trial of Prithvi-11 missile

Balasore:India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile twice in quick succession as part of a user trial by the army from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. In salvo mode, the two surface-to-surface missiles which have a strike range of 350 km and are capable of carrying 500 kg to […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Missile test launch deferred

Balasore: The test launch of a new surface-to-air missile, developed jointly by India and Israel, was deferred today due to unspecified reason. The trial was postponed though preparation for conducting the maiden test of the newly developed missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off Odisha coast had reached the final stage, said an ITR […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Test launch of new missile likely tomorrow

Balasore: India is likely to test launch a newly-developed surface-to-air missile developed jointly with Israel from a defence base off Odisha coast tomorrow. Preparation for the maiden test has reached final stage and if weather permits it will be conducted from the Integerated Test Range (ITR) tomorrow,” said an official of the ITR at Chandipur, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
First canister-launch of Agni-V successful

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: India Saturday successfully conducted the first canister-based trial of its nuclear-capable Agni-V missile, which is capable of hitting targets over 5,000 km away. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called it “a prized asset”. The surface-to-surface missile, which has the ability to hit targets deep inside China, was fired from a mobile vehicle at the […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021