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Test-Fire of Prithvi-II missile

On June 15, 2022, India successfully test-fired its nuclear capable and indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile from Odisha, as part of user training trial. About Prithvi-II missile Prithvi-II missile is a proven system and a surface-to-surface missile. It is capable of striking targets with high degree of precision. User training launch has validated all operational and ..

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‘HELINA’ Anti-Tank Guided Missile

Helina, the Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) which is the Nag missile’s helicopter-launched version was again tested on 12th April 2022. The testing was conducted in the country’s northern high-altitude mountain regions after it was successfully tested on 11th April 2022 in Pokhran’s desert region. Overview: The test was conducted as part of the ongoing user ..

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DAC approves Acquisition Proposals of Three Armed Forces

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the acquisition of 118 Arjun Mark 1A tanks on February 23, 2021. Highlights The approval was given for the Indian Army at a cost of ₹6,000 crores. This move will be a boost for the indigenisation in defence sector. The approval was given for 58-tonne weight DRDO-developed tanks. ..

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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 ..

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Indian Army successfully conducts Summer User Trials of Nag Missile

Indian Army has successfully conducted summer user trials of NAG, 3rd Generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM). The test was carried out at Pokhran Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan. Trials were conducted by user team from Indian Army as per user defined trial directive in presence of senior officials of the Army and DRDO. Key Highlights ..

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DRDO carries out 3 tests of Nag Missile in one day in Pokhran

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out 3 successful test firings of Nag missiles during both day and night in Pokhran firing ranges. With this successful trial of Nag anti-tank guided missiles is in final stages of being inducted into Army. Background In 2018 Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved procurement of NAG Missile ..

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