Anti-satellite weapon Current Affairs, GK & News
In March 2019 India had successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite. The project named as Mission Shakti led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was aimed at strengthening India’s overall security. Mission Shakti DRDO-developed anti-satellite system (A-SAT) successfully destroyed a live satellite in the Low Earth Orbit. India ..
Topics: Anti-satellite weapon • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Geocentric orbit • Indian anti-satellite missile test • Litter • Low Earth orbit • Mission Shakti • Outer space • Satellite • Satellites • Space Debris • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
Pakistan has expressed deep concern over the Indian test of an anti-satellite weapon and its possible impact on other space installations like the International Space Station. It was on March 27, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India has successfully conducted an anti-satellite missile test, by being able to destroy one of its ..
Topics: Anti-satellite weapon • Chinese anti-satellite missile test • Indian anti-satellite missile test • International Space Station • Litter • Outer space • Satellite • Space debris • Space program of the People's Republic of China • Space weapon • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
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 ..
Topics: Abdul Kalam Island • Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System • Anti-ballistic missile • Anti-satellite weapon • Defence Research and Development Organisation • In spaceflight • Indian anti-satellite missile test • Missile • Missile defense • Missiles • Satellite • Weapons
Appointments:DG of National Investigation Agency: SC SinhaNew NIA head is CBI special director S.C. Sinha from February 2010, a 1975 Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, he became the second chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), succeeding Radha Vinod Raju who retired. Sinha’s tenure is expected to be till Oct 31,2013. Events & Happenings:Pangsau Pass ..
Topics: Agni • Agni-V • Anti-satellite weapon • Current Affairs 2010 • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Guided missiles • In India • India • Intercontinental ballistic missiles • Ministry of Defence • Missile defense • Missiles • Weapons