Rafael Advanced Defense Systems: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

DRDO test fires LASER Guided anti-tank missile successfully

Published: October 1, 2020

On October 1, 2020, the indigenously developed Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was test fired successfully at the Armoured Corps Centre and School, Ahmednagar by DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization). The test was conducted from MBT Arjun tank. About ATGM The ATGM is designed to defeat Explosive Reactive Armour protected armour vehicles from a distance of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

India-Israel to develop hi-tech weapon systems: A new Sub-group set up

Published: September 26, 2020

On September 24, 2020, a new sub group was set up under Ministry of Defence to promote a greater number of India-Israel defence projects. Under the group, India and Israel have planned to develop high-tech weapons and export to other friendly countries. The main focus on the cooperation is Technology Transfer. The group is to ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

CAG report: Irregularities in Defence Purchases

Published: September 24, 2020

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted its report on Defence Ministry to both the houses of the Parliament. Key findings of the Report The modernisation of Mi-17 medium lift helicopters that was proposed in 2002 has still not been achieved. According to the report, the contracted delivery of the upgraded ninety ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Indian Army successfully test-fires Spike LR missile

Published: November 29, 2019

Indian Army has successfully test fired two Spike long- range Anti-Tank Missiles from an Infantry School at Mhow, Madhya Pradesh. Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat and several commanders witnessed the firing of the newly acquired missiles which are expected to further boost Army’s combat prowess. What is Spike LR missile? Spike anti-tank missiles is ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Indian Army inducts Spike (ATGM) along LoC

Published: November 27, 2019

Indian army to bolster the defense has inducted the Spike, a 3rd generation Israeli fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile(ATGM) along the Line of Control(LoC) in the northern command theater of Jammu and Kashmir. Designed and developed by Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, Spike with an operational range of up to 4 kilometers, can be operated as a ..

Category: 

Topics: 

Advertisement