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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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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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