Tagged: Missile

‘Final’ Agni-V canister test to be conducted soon, PM Modi may attend missile trial

  Indian defence research and development labs are gearing up for the canister test launch of Agni-V missile, a nuclear-tipped surface-to-surface Inter-continental range Ballistic Missile (ICBM) with a possible operational range of over 5,000 km, on March 15. This could most likely be the last of the developmental trials for the most powerful Agni series…

K-4 Missile:- India’s submarine launched ballistic missile with a range of 3500 km

K-4 is a nuclear capable intermediate range submarine-launched ballistic missile under development in the 2000s–2010s byDefence Research and Development Organisation of India to arm the Arihant-class submarine and to complement or replace Sagarika (missile) K-15 Sagarika missile. Named after Kalam, a secret family of advanced weapons is taking shape but the Government is yet to…

Nirbhay Missile:- India’s indigenuously developed sub sonic long range cruise missile

Nirbhay is a long range, subsonic cruise missile designed and developed in India by the Defence Research and Development Organisation. Nirbhay is an all-weather, low-cost, long-range cruise missile capable of carrying conventional and nuclear war heads. The missile has a range of more than 1000 km, weighs about 1500 kg and has a length of…

Boost in Indian Military capabilities with spike anti tank guided missile

Spike is an Israeli fourth generation  man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem-charged HEAT warhead, developed and designed by the Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and in service with a number of nations. As well as engaging and destroying targets within the line-of-sight of the launcher ("fire-and-forget"), some variants of the missile…

India’s next Missile is Radar-destroying anti-radiation missile NG ARM ready for trails

An anti-radiation missile (ARM) is a missile designed to detect and home in on an enemy radio emission source.Typically, these are designed for use against an enemy radar, although jammers and even radios used for communications can also be targeted in this manner. Most ARM designs to date have been intended for use against ground-based radars.…

The Importance Of Agni-V To India’s Security

The fourth Agni-V test is scheduled to be conducted during the month of February 2016. This will be the second canister launch. Agni-V will be ready for induction after few more tests – especially the test of its multiple independent targeting re-entry vehicles (MIRV) capability. Although its induction and deployment is some years ahead, it…

Nag Missile:-India’s indigenous anti tank guided missile

Nag is a fire-and-forget anti-tank missile with a short range. It is one of five missile systems developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program. It is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) with a 4 kilometre strike range. The Nag ATGM is equipped with the highly potent…

China has tested anti Satellite missile, India yet to Develop

China successfully carried out another anti satellite missile test on November and they officially acknowledged about the tests only after some days when US publishes about the Chinese missile launch. Two independent Chinese officials from Military and space program confirm the test and said it's a anti ballistic missile to counter enemy ballistic missiles not…

Astra Missile:- A force Multiplier for Indian Airforce

Astra is an active radar homing beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) developed by the De fence Research and Development Organization, India. Astra is designed to be capable of engaging targets at varying range and altitudes allowing for engagement of both short-range targets (up to 20 km) and long-range targets (up to 80 km) using alternative propulsion modes. The…

Akash Missile:- India’s Indigenous Surface to Air Missiles

India initiated a project to develop a Surface to air missile in the early 1990's , as a Result of the Program the Akash project was born, and DRDO successfully test fired the First Akash missile in early 1990. the Akash missile was developed by jointly with the effort of BDL and OFB with the…

Barak 8 Missile:- A force Mutliplier for Indian Navy

Barak 8 is an Indian-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM), designed to defend against any type of airborne threat including aircraft, helicopters, anti-ship missiles, and UAVs as well as cruise missiles and combat jets. Both Maritime and land-based versions of the Barack 8 system exist. Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), India's Defence…

Brahmos:-A force Multiplier of Indian Army,Navy and Airforce

BrahMos was formed as a joint venture between DRDO and NPO Mashinostroyenia. The company was established in India through an Inter-Governmental Agreement signed on February 12, 1988, between India and Russia. BrahMos-the name represents the fury of Brahmaputra and the grace of Moskva river. The company was established with an authorized capital of $250 million…