Cruise missiles: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

DRDO tests Inertial Guided Bomb (IGB) from Sukhoi combat jet

On May 24, the Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb (IGB) from Su-30 MKI Aircraft from the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The guided bomb ..

India’s 1st indigenously made missile ‘Nirbhay’ successfully test fired

DRDO (Defence Research Development Organisation) has successfully test fired the India’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from a test range in Odisha’s Chandipur. ‘Nirbhay’ is designed to carry conventional and ..

BrahMos of India is a “supersonic cruise missile”

On 16 July, India’s supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha under extreme conditions. Brahmos is India’s only supersonic cruise missile and it can cruise at ..

India successfully test fires user trial version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile

India successfully test fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a Chandipur off Odisha coast. The Brahmos missile development is an Indo-Russian collaborative project. Range: 290 km ..

Sukhoi fighters to be integrated with BrahMos missiles

India is heading towards joining the power club of few countries having air-launched cruise missiles with a proposal to equip the Indian Air Force’s vanguard fighter aircraft Su-30 MKI with BrahMos. The Cabinet Committee on ..