Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicHypersonic missile

Topic: hypersonic missile

India successfully test-fires air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The 'copybook flight' from supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi 30 MK-I Wednesday off the Odisha coast followed the pre-planned trajectory & met all objectives, according to DRDO.

If US sees China’s hypersonic missile test as Sputnik moment, it must help allies, friends

The general understanding is that hypersonic missiles will beat and undermine the ballistic missile defence systems, a serious international security concern.

In this nuclear arms race, China’s hypersonic missile test is a ‘wake-up call’

The mental games by China demonstrate once again how, in the perverted logic of nuclear war, everything is interconnected.

China’s hypersonic missile test very close to ‘Sputnik moment’, top US general says

Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Mark Milley's comments are the most significant acknowledgment by a US official of reports that China conducted possibly two hypersonic weapons tests.

India among few countries developing hypersonic missiles, US Congressional report says

According to the report, India collaborated with Russia to develop BrahMos II and is reportedly developing an indigenous, dual-capable hypersonic cruise missile.

‘A space vehicle, not missile’: China denies reports of testing hypersonic nuke

Financial Times Sunday reported that China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August that circled the globe before speeding towards its target.

China’s hypersonic missile test not surprising, keeping it a secret is. India awaits details

The Chinese test in August has come as a surprise to the US. India is also working on hypersonic missiles, and hopes to have one by 2025.

‘Like lighting a match in cyclone’ — Beauty of India’s hypersonic flight tech is in its engine

DRDO's successful test of a Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle this month is a result of several indigenous tech achievements and know-how obtained over two decades.

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.

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File photo | Bose arriving at the 1939 annual session of the Congress | Wikimedia Commons

Subhas Chandra Bose’s political ideas were always clear, not his constitutional imagination

There Is no particular record of Bose’s constitutional imagination unlike Ambedkar's States and Minorities 1947 or M.N. Roy's Constitution of Free India 1944.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

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The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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