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Khaibar-buster Missile

On February 9, 2022, Iran unveiled a new missile called “Khaibar Buster Missile”, which is capable of hitting nearby US bases and Israel. About Khaibar-Buster Khaibar-buster is a reference to Jewish castle, which is overrun by Muslim warriors led by Prophet Mohammed. It has a range of 900 miles. The missile runs on solid fuel. ..

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North Korea Railway-borne missile

North Korea recently tested the railway-borne missile. With this, North Korea has tested three missiles in January 2022 amidst rising tensions with the US. This has pushed for fresh sanctions by the US. About the Missile Test The railway-borne missile recently tested by the North is a ballistic missile. The missiles that were tested previously ..

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North Korea Ballistic Missile

North Korea recently tested submarine launched ballistic missile. North Korea has yet again violated UN resolution with the test. The United Nations had passed resolution banning North Korea from testing nuclear devices and ballistic missiles. About the missile The missile test range was around 310 miles. The test was conducted in the ocean waters between ..

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Surface-to-Surface Missile ‘Pralay’ flight-tested

On December 22, 2021, the first successful test flight of short-range surface-to-surface Pralay missile was conducted. Key points Pralay ballistic missile was flight-tested from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. Missile followed the desired quasi-ballistic trajectory and reached to the designated target with high-degree accuracy. Thus, validated the control, guidance and ..

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US successfully tests Hypersonic Missile Technology

The United States has successfully tested the hypersonic missile technology on October 20, 2021. Highlights Hypersonic Missile Technology is a new weapons system which is already being deployed by Russia and China. The test was conducted at a NASA facility in Wallops, Virginia. It is a significant step in development of a Navy-designed common hypersonic ..

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Pakistan successfully tests Fatah-1

Pakistan conducted a successful test flight of Fatah-1 on August 24, 2021. About Fatah-1 Fatah-1 is a Pakistan-made guided multi-launch rocket system. It is capable of delivering conventional warheads up to a range of 140 kilometres. This new weapons system will equip the military with the capability to strike deep into enemy territory Background This ..

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