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File photo | The Tejas aircraft used by IAF | Wikimedia Commons

India places orders for French HAMMER missiles to boost Tejas capabilities

Govt sources told ANI that the HAMMER missiles are in the process of being integrated with Tejas & will enhance aircraft's capability to take out hardened targets from stand-off distances.
File photo of the Agni-V during the first test-fire in 2012. | Commons

India successfully test-fires N-capable Agni-V Ballistic Missile with 5,000 km range

Intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 km with high accuracy. Test comes amid India's ongoing LAC stand-off with China.

South Korea test-fires first ballistic missile from submarine

The test comes after US President Biden & President Moon Jae-in ended bilateral missile guidelines in May that had restricted Seoul’s development of missiles to under the range of 800 km.

India must focus on China’s new ‘arms race’ and not get carried away by Gogra disengagement

India is already well within the targeting range of Beijing’s existing missiles. But an arms race is not good at all for Delhi’s own positioning in international relations.
A Google Earth image grab of Yumen city in Gansu province on the China map | Photo: Google Earth

3 reasons why India can’t ignore China constructing missile silos to counter US

China has had nuclear missile launch facilities before, but the scale of these constructions is much bigger. India needs to pay close attention.
Agni P missile

Agni Prime is the new missile in India’s nuclear arsenal. This is why it’s special

ThePrint explains the technology behind the next generation, nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni P, and what it means for India.

Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile Shaheen 1-A

In a statement Friday, the media wing of the Pakistani army, the ISPR, said that the test was aimed at re-validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.

Kim Jong Un shows off ballistic missile, built during talks with Trump, at military parade

The US criticised North Korea soon after the release of the parade footage, saying it was disappointed to see Pyongyang continuing its weapons development.
DRDO tests the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle at Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha Monday | Photo: ANI

What’s a hypersonic missile India is building and how it is different from other missiles

India successfully tested a hypersonic missile-capable vehicle Monday that can move at 6 times the speed of sound. It plans to develop such a missile in 5 yrs.
Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor missile being launched by DRDO in A-SAT missile test, Odisha | PTI

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.

Twitter has an India-born CEO Parag Agrawal. In Pakistan, it has caused a burn

We look forward to overseas Pakistanis cooking on wood, explaining gas shortage in Pakistan. These are inflation CEOs. Unmatchable against Google, Twitter CEOs.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.