Precision-guided munition: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
New Precision Guided Missiles of Iran
Published: August 7, 2019
Iran has unveiled three new precision-guided missiles. This signals the intent of Iran to ready itself in the face of its ongoing tussle with the US. Yasin, Balaban and Ghaem Yasin is a smart, guided-missile with folding wings that can be fired from a range of 50 kilometres (30 miles) of its target from manned ..
Indigenously developed Pinaka guided weapon rocket system successfully test fired at Pokhran desert in Rajasthan to boost artillery capability of Indian Army
Published: March 12, 2019
On March 11, the indigenously developed Pinaka guided weapon rocket system successfully test fired at Pokhran desert in Rajasthan to boost artillery capability of the Indian Army. The short range guided Pinaka weapon system is equipped with a state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising an advanced navigation and control system. The weapon system, which is developed by ..
Topics: Defence Research and Development Organisation • Government of India • India • Indian Army • Military • Ministry of Defence • Multiple rocket launchers • Pinaka • Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher • Precision-guided munition
G Satheesh Reddy conferred with Missile Systems Award 2019
Published: March 5, 2019
India’s aerospace scientist and Chief of the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Dr. G Satheesh Reddy has been conferred the Missile Systems Award 2019 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Satheesh is the first Indian to win the award, which recognises his leadership role in the Indian missile programme. He will share ..
Topics: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics • Defence Research and Development Organisation • G. Satheesh Reddy • India • Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme • Military • Precision-guided munition • Science and technology in India