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ASTRA Mk-I Missile, IMSAS and BOSS System – Key Facts

The Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh recently handed over three systems developed by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization) to the chiefs of the Defence Forces. The IMSAS (Indian Maritime Situational Awareness System) was handed over to the Indian Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh. The Astra Mk-1 was handed over to the Air Chief Marshal ..

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‘Astra’ air-to-air missile successfully flight tested from Su-30 MKI

Indian Air Force (IAF) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenous air-to-air missile, ‘ASTRA’, off the coast of Odisha. The beyond-visual-range missile was launched from Su-30 MKI as a part of User trials. Key Highlights The live aerial target was engaged accurately demonstrating the capability of India’s first indigenously designed ASTRA, ..

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Current Affairs : January 11, 2010

Awards & Honors:Nani Palkhivala Award -Maja DaruwalaMrs. Maja Daruwala is the Director of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, New Delhi. She has been awarded the prestigious Nani A Palkhivala Award for the protection and preservation of civil liberties in India. The award was instituted by Nani A Palkhivala Memorial Trust. Appointments:Ajit Rangnekar: Dean Indian School of ..

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