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Pakistan conducts test launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘‘Shaheen-I’

On 18 Nov, Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-I’ missile capable of delivering all types of warheads up to 650 kilometres. The launch was held as part of a training exercise “aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command. The objective of the launch was at ..

AGNI-IV successfully test fired

AGNI-IV was successfully test fired from the Wheeler’s Island in Odisha. The missile was fired from the road mobile launcher. The main features of AGNI-IV: Nuclear capable ballistic missile Range: 4000kms Propelled by composite rocket motor technology Equipped with Avionics, 5th generation on Board Computer Latest features to correct and guide for in-flight disturbances Fitted ..

Army’s SFC successfully executes Agni-II launch mission

Agni-II launch was successfully executed by Army’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC). The Missile after its launch from the Wheeler Island travelled more than 2,000 km in 700 seconds and hit the target are in Bay of Bengal accurately. It is nuclear-capable missile which can carry warheads of one tonne. The success of the launch marks ..

India successfully test fires Agni-1 nuke missile user trial

India successfully test-fired its home-built nuclear potent Agni-I ballistic missile off Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, Odisha coast. Highlighting features of Agni-1: Strike range: 700 km Surface-to-surface Single-stage missile Powered by solid propellants Weighs 12 tonnes, 15-metre-long Carrying capacity: Up to 1000 kg (1 Tonne) With specialized navigation system Objective behind the launch of ..

Pakistan successfully test fires Hatf-9 Nasr missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired a short-range Hatf 9 (Nasr) missile Range: 60 km Capable of carrying nuclear weapons Pakistan’s 3rd ballistic missile test since April 2012, after India successfully test-fired the inter-continental Agni 5 missile Pakistan already has nuclear-capable Hatf-IV with a range of 1000 km, nuclear-capable Hatf-III, with a range of 290 km

Pak successfully test-fires Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired long-range Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A ballistic missile in the Indian Ocean. The missile’s range and technical parameters have been improved while it is capable of carrying nuclear warhead. Pakistan has tested the long-range missile just a week after India test fired its first ICBM (Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile) Agni-V on April 18, 2012.

India test-fires ICBM Agni-5 successfully

India performed a successful test-fire of its indigenously developed nuclear capable "Agni-V" ballistic missile from a test range off Odisha coast. The missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from the launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Wheeler Island near Odisha coast. What is the significance of this launch of Agni-V? Agni ..

News Today : December 1, 2011

Putin confirms Medvedev to be PM after parliamentary poll win Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin confirmed he would swap posts with outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev, if voters support the pro-Kremlin United Russia party and Mr Putin’s candidature in the coming elections. Pinjore to have National Culinary Institute A National Culinary Institute (NCI), North India’s first ..