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The Hwasong-15 is an intercontinental ballistic missile developed by North Korea. It is the first ballistic missile developed by North Korea that is theoretically capable of reaching all of the United States mainland (including Washington D.C.). It was designed to carry a “super-large heavy warhead.” It has operational range of 13,000 km.
Topics: Ballistic missile • Guided missiles • Hwaseong • Hwasong-15 • In Japan • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Korean People's Army Strategic Force • Missiles • R-17 Elbrus • Tactical ballistic missiles • Weapons • Wernher von Braun
In June 2016, India joined the Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC), a global ballistic missile proliferation regime. India joined the Code highlighting its readiness to further strengthen global non-proliferation objectives. However, India has made it clear that it will not have any impact on the national security as well as country’s ..
Topics: Ammunition • Anti-ballistic missile • Arms control • Ballistic missile • Cruise missile • Firearms • Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme • International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation • Missile • Missile defense • Weapons • Wernher von Braun
International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation also known as The Hague Code of Conduct was established in 2002.It is a voluntary, legally non-binding international measure that seeks to prevent the proliferation of ballistic missiles that are capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The HCoC does not ban ballistic missiles, but it ..
Topics: Arms control • Ballistic missile • India and weapons of mass destruction • International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation • International security • Military • Missile Technology Control Regime • Nuclear proliferation • Weapon of mass destruction • Weapons
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’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility has inaugurated near Hyderabad on August 4, 2017. It has been established a line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative and Government’s policy to encourage private sector participation in defense product. It is a joint venture between the $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence ..