DRDO & Indian Air Force successfully flight-test indigenous Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile

What is the News? Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) flight have successfully tested helicopter-launched Stand-off Anti-Tank (SANT) missile from Pokhran ranges. What is SANT Missile? Stand-off Anti-Tank(SANT) is an indigenously designed and developed air-to-surface missile. The missile has been designed and developed by Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad in… Continue reading DRDO & Indian Air Force successfully flight-test indigenous Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile

Successful tests carried out for Pinaka Extended Range System, Area Denial Munitions & New Indigenous Fuzes

What is the News? The Pinaka-ER Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System was successfully tested at the Pokhran range in Jaisalmer district. What is Pinaka-ER? ​​Pinaka-ER is the upgraded version of the Pinaka which has been in service with the Indian Army for the last decade.  Designed by: The system is jointly designed by laboratories of… Continue reading Successful tests carried out for Pinaka Extended Range System, Area Denial Munitions & New Indigenous Fuzes

China tested ‘nuclear capable hypersonic missile’, says report

What is the News? China’s military has carried out its first-ever test of a “nuclear capable hypersonic missile”. What is a Hypersonic Missile? Hypersonic speeds are those that exceed five times the speed of sound, that is, anything that can move at speeds of Mach 5 or above, which means at least 1.6 km per… Continue reading China tested ‘nuclear capable hypersonic missile’, says report

U.S. expresses unease over S-400 deal

What is the news?  Recently, the American Deputy Secretary of State described the S-400 missile deal between India and Russia as dangerous, expressed hope that the India and US could solve the issue amicably.  About S-400 Triumf Missile It is a mobile, surface-to-air missile system (SAM) designed by Russia. The missile can destroy airborne targets within the range… Continue reading U.S. expresses unease over S-400 deal

DRDO tests Akash Prime missile

What is the News? Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully tested a new version of Akash missile named Akash Prime. What is Akash Prime? Akash Prime is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile (SAM) system developed by the DRDO and produced by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL). It was developed to replace the Russian 2K12… Continue reading DRDO tests Akash Prime missile

Key trial of 5,000-km ICBM Agni-V in October

What is the News? India is set to conduct the first user trial of Agni-V Missile. What is Agni-V? Agni-V is a nuclear-capable InterContinental Ballistic Missile(ICBM). The missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL). What are the key Features of Agni-V missiles? Expected Range: The… Continue reading Key trial of 5,000-km ICBM Agni-V in October

DRDO hands over air defence missile (MRSAM) System to Indian Air Force

What is the News? The Defence Minister has handed over the first deliverable Firing Unit (FU) of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile(MRSAM) System to the Indian Air Force(IAF). About Medium Range Surface to Air Missile(MRSAM)  Developed by: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in collaboration with the Indian industry.… Continue reading DRDO hands over air defence missile (MRSAM) System to Indian Air Force

US Approves Sale of Military Hardware

News:The US State Department has approved the sale of missiles and torpedoes worth $155 million to India. Facts: Harpoon Block II Missile: It is an anti-ship missile capable of performing both land-strike and anti-ship missions. It would be integrated into the P-8I aircraft to conduct anti-surface warfare missions in defense of critical sea lanes. MK… Continue reading US Approves Sale of Military Hardware