Air-launched cruise missile Current Affairs, GK & News
Pakistan recently successfully flight tested the air-launch of nuclear-capable cruise missile Ra’ad-II. The missile has a striking range of 600 km. The Ra’ad-II weapon system comprises of world-class navigation systems for better precision. Last month, Pakistan successfully conducted a successful training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi.
India is heading towards joining the power club of few countries having air-launched cruise missiles with a proposal to equip the Indian Air Force’s vanguard fighter aircraft Su-30 MKI with BrahMos. The Cabinet Committee on Security is likely to mull over the proposal of the Defence Ministry to procure the air-launched version of the 290-km-range ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012