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Anti-Tank Missile Helina Test-fired

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 ..

India launches successfully NAG missile

On August 19, India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) ‘HELINA’ from an Army helicopter ‘Rudra’ in Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The HELINA weapon system tested for its full range was released smoothly from the launch platform. The missile hit the target with high precision. The missile is ..

Hague Code of Conduct

In June 2016, India joined the Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC), a global ballistic missile proliferation regime. India joined the Code highlighting its readiness to further strengthen global non-proliferation objectives. However, India has made it clear that it will not have any impact on the national security as well as country’s ..

G. Satheesh Reddy conferred with prestigious National Design Award

G. Satheesh Reddy, the scientific adviser to Raksha Mantri and Director General of Missiles and Strategic Systems, has been conferred with the prestigious National Design Award. He has bagged this award for his significant national contribution towards indigenous design and development of diversified missile systems, guided weapons, avionics technologies and for his sustained efforts leading ..

India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility set up Hyderabad

India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility has inaugurated near Hyderabad on August 4, 2017. It has been established a line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative and Government’s policy to encourage private sector participation in defense product. It is a joint venture between the $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence ..

Indian navy successfully test-fires BrahMos

The Indian Navy successfully test-fired the BrahMos missile from a warship off the Goa coast. It is a 290- km range, supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg. The missile is developed by Indo-Russian joint venture.  The missile was test-fired from guided missile frigate INS Teg. It is a two-stage ..

AGNI-IV successfully test fired

AGNI-IV was successfully test fired from the Wheeler’s Island in Odisha. The missile was fired from the road mobile launcher. The main features of AGNI-IV: Nuclear capable ballistic missile Range: 4000kms Propelled by composite rocket motor technology Equipped with Avionics, 5th generation on Board Computer Latest features to correct and guide for in-flight disturbances Fitted ..

India successfully test fires user trial version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile

India successfully test fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a Chandipur off Odisha coast. The Brahmos missile development is an Indo-Russian collaborative project. Range: 290 km Can carry conventional warhead of 300 kg Surface-to-surface Army version Two-stage missile Can fly at zero level The name BrahMos ..