Missile: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Anti-Guided Missile Nag passes final test and enters production

On October 22, 2020, the anti-tank missile Nag successfully passed the final trials of DRDO. The missile is to enter production. Key Highlights The DRDO conducted the final test trials of the Nag missiles and was successful. The test was conducted at the Pokhran test firing range located in Rajasthan. The Nag missile was fired ..

India successfully test fires SANT Missile

On October 19, 2020, India successfully test fired the Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile called SANT. It was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization for the Indian Air Force. The missile was test fired at the Chandipur test range. Highlights The missile has both lock-on before launch and lock-on after launch capabilities. SANT SANT missile ..

India’s night trial of Nuclear Capable PRITHVI II missile successful

India recently conducted the night trial of indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi II missile. The test was successful. The test was conducted at the Integrated Test Range, Balasore, Odisha. Highlights Prithvi II is a surface-to-surface missile. The first trial of Prithvi II was conducted in September 2020. The launch was conducted by the Strategic Force ..

India test fires RUDRAM Anti-Radiation Missile successfully

On October 9, 2020, India test fired the new generation anti-radiation missile called Rudram 1. The Missile has been generated to kill enemy radar. Highlights The Rudram missile can be launched from Sukhoi 30MKI fighter jets. It has speed of 2 mach. This is twice the speed of the sound. The weapon was developed by ..

Test fire of new version and nuclear capable “Shaurya Missile” successful

On October 3, 2020, India successfully test fired the new version of nuclear capable Shaurya missile in Balasore, Odisha. Highlights After the success of the test firing, the missile is to be inducted into Indian Armed Forces to complement the existing missiles. The newer version of shaurya missile is easy to operate and is lighter ..