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Astra air-to-air missile is major indigenous success

On Friday, the defence ministry announced the successful development of the most challenging missile India has developed so far – the Astra. Fired from a fighter aircraft travelling at over 1,000 kilometres per hour,...

India’s Navy Just Built a Second Nuclear Missile Submarine

The Indian Navy will launch its second homegrown nuclear-powered submarine within the next month, according to local media outlets. This week, India’s Economic Times reported, citing government sources, that the second indigenous nuclear submarine will be...

Astra propels India to 6th world power in Defence

India’s quest for a complex air-to-air missile system seems to be over as after 15 years in the making Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), Astra has completed developmental trials.The homegrown missile capable of...