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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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