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Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) not to be ratified by US

US President Donald Trump announced that USA will not abide by and will never ratify Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a UN treaty aimed at regulating global arms trade. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) With aim of regulating international trade in conventional arms (from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships), it was entered into ..



Sub-sonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Successfully Tested

Nirbhay the first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile from a test-fired on 15th of April. This missile is capable of loitering and cruising at 0.7 Mach at altitude as low as 100 meter covered the designated target range in 42 minutes and 23 seconds. Key facts It is India’s first indigenously designed ..


DRDO successfully test fires underdevelopment long range subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently successfully test fired the underdevelopment long range subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha. It has a operational range of 1000 km and can fly very low to the ground to avoid detection by enemy radar called ..


The A-SAT missile shot down the Low Earth Orbit satellite within “three minutes of launch”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India had joined the elite club of space powers by shooting down a low earth orbit satellite with an anti-satellite missile or A-SAT. India becomes the 4th country to test such an anti-satellite weapon after the US, Russia and China. This success has been given the name of ..


India tests its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Missile capability under Mission Shakti

On 27th March, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully conducted its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from the Dr AP J Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. A DRDO-developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor Missile has successfully shot down a live satellite on a Low Earth Orbit (LEO), which is 300km ..