Short-range ballistic missiles Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan conducts test launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘‘Shaheen-I’

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 ..

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India’s 1st indigenously made missile ‘Nirbhay’ successfully test fired

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 ..

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India test- fires Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert conditions

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 ..

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India test fires “Dhanush” Successfully

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

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India test-fires Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully

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 ..

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