Missile defense Current Affairs, GK & News
On September 26, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) began the mass production of Pinaka rockets. The mass production of the rocket has been handed over to Directorate General of Quality Assurance. Highlights The Authority Holding Sealed Particulars (AHSP) handed over the Pinaka weapon system production project to Directorate-General of Quality Assurance. The AHSP is ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The United States of America has officially withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Even Russia has announced that it would withdraw from the treaty. INF Treaty The features of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty signed by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in December 1987 were: The treaty prohibited ..
Topics: Ballistic missile • Deterrence theory • INF Treaty • Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty • Law by country • Missile defense • Nuclear strategies • Nuclear warfare • Nuclear weapons • Perestroika • Politics by country • Russia and INF Treaty • START I
Turkey is purchasing S400 missile system from Russia. The first delivery is expected in July. US blames that by this action Turkey has riled its NATO allies. US has warned Turkey that it could face sanctions and a block on the F35 fighter jet program. F35 is a single seat single engine all wether fighter ..
On 27th March, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully conducted its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from the Dr AP J Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor Missile has successfully shot down a live satellite on a Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which is 300km ..
Topics: Abdul Kalam Island • Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System • Anti-ballistic missile • Anti-satellite weapon • Defence Research and Development Organisation • In spaceflight • Indian anti-satellite missile test • Missile • Missile defense • Missiles • Satellite • Weapons
India has test-fired its helicopter-launched version anti tank missile ‘Helina’ from the Odisha coast near the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district on 8th February. The missile has been developed by DRDO and is one of the most-advanced anti-tank weapons in the world. About Helina It is a version of the Nag anti-tank ..
Topics: ALAS • Anti-tank guided missile • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Fire-and-forget • Guided missiles • Guided missiles of India • Ministry of Defence • Missile • Missile defense • Missiles • Nag • Weapons
Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), formerly known as Theater High Altitude Area Defense, is a United States Army anti-ballistic missile system designed to shoot down short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase using a hit-to-kill approach. Recently, the US deployed Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) to South Korea in ..
Topics: Anti-ballistic missile • Ballistic missile • L-SAM • Missile defense • Missile defense systems by country • Missiles • Strategic Defense Initiative • Terminal High Altitude Area Defense • Weapons