Intercontinental ballistic missiles Current Affairs, GK & News

Army’s SFC successfully executes Agni-II launch mission

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 ..

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India successfully test fires Agni-1 nuke missile user trial

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 ..

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India test-fires ICBM Agni-5 successfully

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 ..

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Current Affairs February 10, 2010

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 ..

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Quick Current Affairs Update : 15 Feb 2009

1. The Oscar front-runner film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, has won the NAACP award for outstanding independent motion picture. 2. US Congress has prohibited banks and firms receiving federal bailout money from hiring people on H-1B visas in place of Americans laid off by them due to the economic meltdown.3. National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) received a ..

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