Short-range ballistic missiles Current Affairs, GK & News
On 18 Nov, Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-I’ missile capable of delivering all types of warheads up to 650 kilometres. The launch was held as part of a training exercise “aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command. The objective of the launch was at ..
DRDO (Defence Research Development Organisation) has successfully test fired the India’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from a test range in Odisha’s Chandipur. ‘Nirbhay’ is designed to carry conventional and 300-kilogram nuclear warheads. The missile weighs 1,500 kg, width of 0.52 meters and has a wingspan of 2.7 metre. It ..
India has successfully test-fired Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings on Feb 28, 2018. With this, the developmental trials of the missile have been completed and it is now ready for induction. The third-generation ‘fire-and-forget’ anti-tank missile ‘Nag’ has been developed by the ..
Topics: Anti-tank guided missile • Anti-tank missiles • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Fire-and-forget • Guided missiles • Guided missiles of India • Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme • Missiles • MPATGM • Nag • Short-range ballistic missiles • Weapons
India successfully test fired naval version of Prithvi missile-Dhanush, from a naval ship off the coast of Balasore, Odisha. The missile is indigenously developed by DRDO. Dhanush Missile Naval version of Prithvi missile Nuclear capable Ballistic missile Range: 350km
Topics: Defence Research and Development Organisation • Dhanush • Guided missiles • Guided missiles of India • Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme • Missiles • Prithvi • Short-range ballistic missiles • Weapons
India successfully test-fired Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur of Balasore district, off Odisha coast. Prithvi-II missile Surface to surface ballistic missile Indigenously developed by DRDO Variants: Prithvi-I for the Army; Prithvi-II for the Indian Air Force; and the Dhanush for the Navy Single-stage, Liquid-propelled Advanced inertial navigation, control and ..
Topics: Defence Research and Development Organisation • Dhanush • Guided missiles • Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme • Missiles • Prahaar • Prithvi • Short-range ballistic missiles • Weapons
Pakistan successfully test-fired a short-range Hatf 9 (Nasr) missile Range: 60 km Capable of carrying nuclear weapons Pakistan’s 3rd ballistic missile test since April 2012, after India successfully test-fired the inter-continental Agni 5 missile Pakistan already has nuclear-capable Hatf-IV with a range of 1000 km, nuclear-capable Hatf-III, with a range of 290 km
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Abdali-I • Agni • Ghaznavi • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • Missiles • Nasr • Pakistani missile research and development program • Science and technology in Pakistan • Short-range ballistic missiles • Tactical ballistic missiles • Weapons