Ballistic missile: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

DRDO test fires LASER guided anti-tank missile

On September 23, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organisation test fired an indigenously developed LASER guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. The missile was fired from MBT Arjun tank. Highlights In these tests ..

Iran displays locally made ballistic and cruise missiles in the light of U.S. tensions

Amid U.S. tensions, locally made surface to surface, ballistic and cruise missiles have been displayed by Iran on Thursday. One of the missiles is named after martyr Qassem Soleimani, the former Iranian general, who was ..

Nuclear Capable Short Range Ballistic Missile ‘Ghaznavi’ test-fired by Pakistan

On Thursday, 23rd January 2020, Pakistan conducted a training launch of nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’, successfully. The surface-to-surface missile can strike targets up to 290 kilometers. The Pakistan Army’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations ..

U.S. officially withdraws from the INF Treaty

The United States of America has officially withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Even Russia has announced that it would withdraw from the treaty. INF Treaty The features of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces ..

United States suspends its obligations under INF

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty is a Cold War-era missile treaty that was a signed in 1987 between the United States and the Soviet Union. Signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, the treaty ..