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India test fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air-Missiles

On November 13, 2020, India test fired all-weather Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air-Missiles at the Chandipur Test Fire Range. It is called QRSAM and is a canister-based system. Key Highlights The missile is capable of striking aerial target at a height of 15 km. It is launched from mobile two vehicle system. One of the vehicles in ..

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Indian Air Force Test Fired Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile

On October 30, 2020, the Indian Air Force test fired the Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile from a Sukhoi fighter aircraft. The test was conducted in Bay of Bengal. Highlights The Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile was tested in Bay of Bengal. The missile hit a sinking ship with high accuracy. The missile was launched from an ..

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DRDO test fire of Nirbhay Cruise Missile fails

On October 12, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization  test fired the Nirbhay Cruise Missile. The missile that had the capability to hit targets at 1000 metre distance failed due to technical snag.  The missile developed engine problems within 8 minutes of its launch. Nirbhay was the tenth missile to be fired by India in ..

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India test fires RUDRAM Anti-Radiation Missile successfully

On October 9, 2020, India test fired the new generation anti-radiation missile called Rudram 1. The Missile has been generated to kill enemy radar. Highlights The Rudram missile can be launched from Sukhoi 30MKI fighter jets. It has speed of 2 mach. This is twice the speed of the sound. The weapon was developed by ..

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