Intercontinental ballistic missiles Current Affairs, GK & News
North Korea recently tested the railway-borne missile. With this, North Korea has tested three missiles in January 2022 amidst rising tensions with the US. This has pushed for fresh sanctions by the US. About the Missile Test The railway-borne missile recently tested by the North is a ballistic missile. The missiles that were tested previously ..
Topics: Arms Race • Ballistic missile • Hypersonic Missile • Intercontinental ballistic missiles • Missile Test • Missile testing • Missile Tests • North Korea Missile Test • Nuclear Capable Hypersonic Missile • Nuclear Capable Missile • UN Sanctions • US sanctions
Agni-II launch was successfully executed by Army’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC). The Missile after its launch from the Wheeler Island travelled more than 2,000 km in 700 seconds and hit the target are in Bay of Bengal accurately. It is nuclear-capable missile which can carry warheads of one tonne. The success of the launch marks ..
India successfully test-fired its home-built nuclear potent Agni-I ballistic missile off Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, Odisha coast. Highlighting features of Agni-1: Strike range: 700 km Surface-to-surface Single-stage missile Powered by solid propellants Weighs 12 tonnes, 15-metre-long Carrying capacity: Up to 1000 kg (1 Tonne) With specialized navigation system Objective behind the launch of ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Abdul Kalam Island • Agni • Agni-II • Agni-III • Ballistic missile • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Guided missiles • Intercontinental ballistic missiles • Missile • Missile defense • 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
Appointments:DG of National Investigation Agency: SC SinhaNew NIA head is CBI special director S.C. Sinha from February 2010, a 1975 Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, he became the second chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), succeeding Radha Vinod Raju who retired. Sinha’s tenure is expected to be till Oct 31,2013. Events & Happenings:Pangsau Pass ..
Topics: Agni • Agni-V • Anti-satellite weapon • Current Affairs 2010 • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Guided missiles • In India • India • Intercontinental ballistic missiles • Ministry of Defence • Missile defense • Missiles • Weapons