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Israel starts developing anti-missile Arrow-4 system with US

Israel has announced in February 18, 2021 that it is developing a new ballistic missile shield named “Arrow-4” in collaboration with the United States. This missile is being developed as another layer in the defensive system by keeping an eye towards Iran. Key Facts The Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors of Israel are already operational under ..

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Agreement between Russia and China on Notification of Launches of Ballistic Missiles and Space Missile Carriers

Recently, Chinese State Councilor and Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe and Russian Defence Minister Sergi Shoigu signed a Protocol to extend the ‘Agreement between Russia and China on Notification on Launches of Ballistic Missiles and Space Missile Carriers’. The Agreement was signed in 2009 and is expiring in December 2020. The countries thus renewed the ..

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DRDO test fires Naval Version of BRAHMOS missile successfully

On October 18, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization test fired the naval version BRAHMOS missile from INS Chennai successfully. The missile was test fired from an indigenously built stealth destroyer INS Chennai. The missile hit a target in Arabian Sea Highlights BRAHMOS is a supersonic missile. It was jointly developed by India and Russia. ..

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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 that were recently conducted, the ATGM defeated a target of 3 km. The test was conducted at the KK Ranges ..

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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 killed by the U.S. operated drone near Baghdad International Airport in January 2020. Later, Iran unveiled another missile named Abu ..

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