Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India successfully conducts testing of Prithvi II missile

Published: September 25, 2020

India recently conducted the test fire of Prithvi II missile, developed indigenously and was successful. The test was conducted at Chandipur Integrated Test Range, Odisha. Highlights The missile struck a range of 350 km. The test fire was one of the routine exercises. The trajectory of the missile was tracked by electro optical tracking systems, ..

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DRDO successfully tests Man Portable Antitank Guided Missile

Published: September 12, 2019

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested a Man-Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM). Test Fire of MPATGM It was successfully tested in the ranges of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. The MPATGM was launched from a man-portable tripod launcher and the target was mimicking a functional tank. The MPATGM successfully hit the target ..

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Tech in Focus : Nag Anti-tank Missile

Published: July 9, 2019

3 successive Nag missiles were test-fired and hit their targets precisely at the Pokhran Firing range. As per the Government sources, the missile is currently in its the final stages of induction into the Indian Army. What is the Nag? The Nag missile is a modern third generation anti-tank guided missile. It can be used ..

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AKASH MK -1S Successfully Test Fired

Published: May 28, 2019

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test fired AKASH-MK-1S missile from Chandipur, Odhisa. AKASH Mk1S is a surface to air missile which can neutralize advanced aerial targets. It is an upgrade of existing AKASH missile with indigenous Seeker. AKASH Missile System Akash missile is a medium range Surface to Air Missile with multi-target ..

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G Satheesh Reddy conferred with Missile Systems Award 2019

Published: March 5, 2019

India’s aerospace scientist and Chief of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Dr. G Satheesh Reddy has been conferred the Missile Systems Award 2019 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Satheesh is the first Indian to win the award, which recognises his leadership role in the Indian missile programme. He will share ..

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