Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Brahmos

India, Philippines sign key defence pact, set ball rolling for BrahMos missile sale 

The agreement is a framework for procurement of defence equipment by the Philippines from India but is not a contract for Brahmos supersonic missiles.

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 testfires anti-ship version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Andaman & Nicobar

The test was conducted as part of the trials being conducted by the Indian Navy. A land-attack version supersonic cruise missile was also successfully test-fired earlier this week.

BrahMos’ ‘first import destination’ Philippines hints deal may be delayed, cites Covid hit

Roman Babushkin, the Deputy Chief of Mission at Russian Embassy in India, had said this month that BrahMos Aerospace was looking at exporting the missiles to other countries.

India now working on 1,500-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The Army Tuesday carried out a ‘live missile test’ of the 290-plus km range BrahMos missile, but efforts are on to extend its range to 400, 800 and 1,500 km.

BrahMos venture to expand, export missiles to countries as India-Russia ties grow — Moscow

Roman Babushkin, deputy chief of mission, Russian Embassy, said Moscow is ‘concerned’ over India-China border standoff because if not settled soon, ‘other players’ might take advantage.

India successfully test fires air-launched version of BrahMos missile from Sukhoi jet

The missile hit a sinking ship in the Bay of Bengal with accuracy, official sources said. It was fired after the Su-30 MKI aircraft travelled for over three hours.

India successfully test-fires naval version of BrahMos missile from INS Chennai

BrahMos will ensure the warship’s invincibility by engaging naval surface targets at long ranges, making the destroyer another lethal platform of Navy, defence ministry said.

India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The test-firing of the missile, which has a range of around 400 km, was carried out by the DRDO off the coast of Balasore in Odisha.

DRDO successfully test fires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos at Orissa’s Chandipur

The land-attack version of BrahMos missile was test-fired from a mobile autonomous launcher. BrahMos missiles are capable of being launched from submarines, ships, fighter jets or land.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.