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Indigenous Armoured Engineer Reconnaissance Vehicle inducted into Army

On December 21, 2021, first batch of Indigenous Armoured Engineer Reconnaissance vehicles were inducted into the Indian Army. Key Points These next-generation vehicles were inducted into the Corps of Engineers in the Army at an event in Pune. Indigenous Armoured Engineer Reconnaissance vehicle has been designed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). It was ..

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‘Agni P’: India test fires new-gen nuclear capable ballistic missile

On December 18, 2021 the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested the new generation nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’. Key Points Agni P was launched from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha. Trajectory and parameters of the missile was tracked and monitored by several telemetry, electro-optical stations, radar, ..

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India test fires ‘Vertical launch- Short Range Surface to Air Missile’

On December 7, 2021, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested the “vertical launch-short range surface-to-air missile”, successfully. Highlights Missile was test fired from integrated test range in Chandipur, off the Odisha coast. Its launch was conducted from a vertical launcher towards an electronic target at a very low altitude. A number of instruments ..

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DRDO and Indian air force flight test long range bomb

Team from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) have successfully flight-tested the indigenously developed Long-Range (LR) Bomb on October 29, 2021. Key Points Long-Range Bomb was tested from an aerial platform in Odisha’s Balasore. It was release from the IAF fighter aircraft and was guided within specified limits, with ..

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Ballistic missile Agni-V successfully test-fired

India has successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile called Agni-5 on October 27, 2021. Key Point The missile was launched from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The missile uses a three-stage solid-fuelled engine, which can strike the targets up to the range of 5000-km with a very high degree of accuracy. Credible Minimum ..

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ABHYAS: DRDO tests High-Speed Expendable Aerial Target

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested the high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT) called ABHYAS on October 22, 2021. Key Points ABHYAS high-speed expendable aerial target will be used to evaluate several missile systems, It was tested from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha. Who developed ..

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