Missile Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Advanced Chaff Technology?

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently developed an Advanced Chaff Technology to safeguard naval ships against missile attacks. One of the DRDO laboratories located in Jodhpur developed three variants of the Advanced Chaff Technology. They were Short Range Chaff Rocket, Long Range Chaff Rocket and Medium Range Chaff Rocket. Key Features of the Technology ..

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India test fires Brahmos supersonic Cruise Missiles successfully

On November 24, 2020, India successfully test fired the land attack version of Brahmos supersonic missile. It was test fired in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The range of the missile has been extended to 400 km from 290 km. Its speed has been increased to 2.8 Mach which is almost three times the speed of ..

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President Ram Nath Kovind boards Air India One for its inaugural flight

On November 24, 2020, President Ram Nath kovind boarded the Air India one-B777 aircraft. The president boarded the aircraft to visit Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and offer prayers at the Venkateshwara Swamy temple. The aircraft is carrying its first VVIP official. About Air India one The Air India one will be a call sign for ..

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Second flight test of QRSAM missile successful

On November 17, 2020, India test fired the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) defence system and was successful. This is the second time the test is being conducted. The first QRSAM system test fire was conducted on November 13, 2020 and was successful. Key Highlights The test was conducted from the Integrated Test ..

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Indian Navy Test Fires Anti-Ship Missile in Bay of Bengal

On October 30, 2020, Indian Navy test fired the Anti-Ship Missile from INS Kora in Bay of Bengal. The missile hit the destined target successfully. Key Highlights INS Kora was commissioned in 1998. It was designed by the Indian Navy under Project 25A. The ship is equipped with Kh-35 anti-ship missiles. There are three warships ..

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