MTCR: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Anti-ship version of BrahMos Test: Highlights

Published: December 2, 2020

The Indian Navy test-fired the anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. This comes amid the border tensions with China in eastern Ladakh. This successful test is a part of series of trials being carried out by the three services. BrahMos Aerospace is a joint venture of ..

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India test fires Brahmos supersonic Cruise Missiles successfully

Published: November 25, 2020

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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Barack Obama publishes book “A Promised Land”

Published: November 17, 2020

On November 17, 2020, the former President of the United States Barack Obama published a memoir called “A Promised Land”. It is the first of the two volumes that Obama had written during his tenure as President of United States which is between 2009 and 2017. Highlights The book concludes with the killing of Osama ..

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Brahmos Missile with an indigenous booster: Test Flight Successful

Published: September 30, 2020

On September 30, 2020, the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos with an indigenous booster and airframe section was successfully flight tested at Balasore, Odisha. Brahmos It was developed as a joint venture of DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization) and NPOM of Russia. It is named after the rivers Brahmaputra and Moskva. It has a flight ..

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India successfully conducts testing of Prithvi II missile

Published: September 25, 2020

India recently conducted the test fire of Prithvi II missile, developed indigenously and was successful. The test was conducted at Chandipur Integrated Test Range, Odisha. Highlights The missile struck a range of 350 km. The test fire was one of the routine exercises. The trajectory of the missile was tracked by electro optical tracking systems, ..

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