Anti-ballistic missile: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

India tests its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Missile capability under Mission Shakti

On 27th March, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully conducted its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from the Dr AP J Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor Missile has successfully shot down a live satellite on a Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which is 300km ..

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missile System

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), formerly known as Theater High Altitude Area Defense, is a United States Army anti-ballistic missile system designed to shoot down short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase using a hit-to-kill approach. Recently, the US deployed Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) to South Korea in ..

Hague Code of Conduct

In June 2016, India joined the Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC), a global ballistic missile proliferation regime. India joined the Code highlighting its readiness to further strengthen global non-proliferation objectives. However, India has made it clear that it will not have any impact on the national security as well as country’s ..

News Today: October 7, 2011

Nobel Peace Prize jointly won by 3 women Nobel Peace Prize, 2011 was awarded jointly to 3 women- 1.    Ms Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian President 2.    Ms Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist 3.    Ms Tawakkul Karman of Yemen   They were awarded for their work on women’s rights. Draft National Policy on IT unveiled Draft National policy on ..