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Russia: White Swan Strategic Missile Bomber

The Russian defence forces recently unveiled a new Tupolev Tu-160M. It is a missile bomber. It is also known as “White Swan”. About White Swan The White Swan can fly at an altitude of 600 metres. The bomber has been designed to carry nuclear war heads. It is one of the most heaviest supersonic miliary ..

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Test Fire of Brahmos Advanced Variant

On January 11, 2022, the Defence Research Development Organization test fired the Brahmos Advanced Variant. It is a sea – to – sea variant of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. It was tested from INS Vishakhapatnam. About the Test Fire This is a step of India becoming self-reliant. Also, the test confirmed the readiness of ..

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DRDO test fires Torpedo SMART

On October 5, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization successfully test fired SMART Torpedo. SMART is Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo. Highlights The Torpedo was test fired from Wheeler Islands in the coast of Odisha. The launch is important for India to establish its anti-submarine warfare capabilities. SMART is an anti-submarine Torpedo system and ..

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BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired to increase life from 10 to 15 years

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from mobile launcher from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore (Chandipur), Odisha to validate some new features aimed at increasing its life from 10 to 15 years. The successful test will help in huge savings of replacement cost of BrahMos missiles held in inventory of Indian armed forces. ..

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BrahMos cruise missile successfully test-fired from Sukhoi-30 MKI for first time

The world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was successfully test fired from Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet for the first time. The missile was gravity dropped from Su-30MKI from its fuselage and two-stage missile’s engine fired up and was propelled towards the intended target in Bay of Bengal. Significance It was for first ..

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BrahMos missile successfully test-fired

The land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with an extended range increased from 290 km to 450 km was successfully test fired. The missile was test fired from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher (MAL) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha. It met its mission parameters fully by achieving 100% results.  About BrahMos ..

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