Intercontinental ballistic missile Current Affairs, GK & News
Russia has successfully tested a new hypersonic nuclear weapon delivery system , named “Avangard”, from the Dombarovskiy missile base in the southern Ural Mountains. It successfully hit a practice target on the Kura shooting range on Kamchatka, 6,000 kilometers (3,700 miles) away. The Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle flies 27 times faster than the speed of ..
Topics: Aerodynamics • Aerospace engineering • Aircraft • Airspeed • Avangard • Aviation • Boost-glide • Hypersonic aircraft • Hypersonic speed • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Outer space • Space weapons
The Hwasong-15 is an intercontinental ballistic missile developed by North Korea. It is the first ballistic missile developed by North Korea that is theoretically capable of reaching all of the United States mainland (including Washington D.C.). It was designed to carry a “super-large heavy warhead.” It has operational range of 13,000 km.
Topics: Ballistic missile • Guided missiles • Hwaseong • Hwasong-15 • In Japan • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Korean People's Army Strategic Force • Missiles • R-17 Elbrus • Tactical ballistic missiles • Weapons • Wernher von Braun
Russian Strategic Rocket Forces, RVSN, test-fired a Topol RS-12M. The missile launched from Kapustin Yar launch site in the southern Russian region of Astrakhan, hit the target successfully in Sary Shagan range in Kazakhstan. Some facts about Topol RS –12M: New version of Topol M Series Single-warhead Inter-continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Weighs 45-ton 3-stage missile ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Firearms • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Missile • Missile defense • Missiles • Nuclear weapons of Russia • RT-2PM Topol • Sary Shagan • Strategic Missile Forces • Strategic Rocket Forces • United States national missile defense • Weapons
Pakistan successfully test-fired long-range Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A ballistic missile in the Indian Ocean. The missile’s range and technical parameters have been improved while it is capable of carrying nuclear warhead. Pakistan has tested the long-range missile just a week after India test fired its first ICBM (Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile) Agni-V on April 18, 2012.
Topics: Agni • Agni-III • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • In spaceflight • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Missiles • Pakistani missile research and development program • Shaheen-I • Short-range ballistic missiles • Weapons
India performed a successful test-fire of its indigenously developed nuclear capable "Agni-V" ballistic missile from a test range off Odisha coast. The missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from the launch complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Wheeler Island near Odisha coast. What is the significance of this launch of Agni-V? Agni ..
Topics: Abdul Kalam Island • Agni • Agni-III • Ballistic missile • Bharat Dynamics Limited • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Guided missiles • Guided missiles of India • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Intercontinental ballistic missiles • Missiles • Weapons