Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicBallistic Missile Defence

Topic: Ballistic Missile Defence

China’s hypersonic missile test got US, India racing. It exposes BMD vulnerability

What happens when initial nuclear weapons are fired? India must realise hypersonic missile is part of a larger power chase.

Missiles, drones, defence shield — India has a series of military trials planned for 2021

A shot in the arm will be the full-fledged trial of the indigenous Rustom 2 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, which is scheduled to begin in the first half of 2021, after much delay.

India’s ballistic missile shield ready, IAF & DRDO to seek govt nod to protect Delhi

BMD programme envisaged for Delhi. This, along with the Russian S-400 Triumf air defence system, aims to secure India from all kinds of incoming missiles.

India has no plans for another anti-satellite missile test, but will improve tech

India proved its A-SAT capability on 27 March when it knocked off one of its own satellites 300 km in space. However, the Chinese threat still persists.

India completes phase one of ballistic missile defence programme, nod for missiles awaited

Phase one of the programme will see Delhi and Mumbai being guarded against incoming ballistic missiles.

With third successful test this year, desi missile shield coming of age

Endo-atmospheric- ndigenous advanced area defence (AAD) test for ballistic missile defence programme in Odisha scores direct hit.

On Camera

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Power, party, dignity, father’s legacy — what all Uddhav Thackeray is losing in Maharashtra

The BJP’s move to place Eknath Shinde in the CM’s chair eclipses political veteran Sharad Pawar as the kingmaker of Maharashtra. The party has paid NCP chief back in his own coin.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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