Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicHypersonic missile

Topic: hypersonic missile

Here’s why a leading Russian hypersonic missile developer was arrested for treason 

The 55-year-old Alexander Shiplyuk, the director of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, was arrested by the FSB.

Russia launching hypersonic missiles heralds a new era of warfare—high speed, more lethal

As the global weapons race heats up, hypersonic technology is going to become a reality sooner than later in India too.

Russia may be firing hypersonic missiles in Ukraine, but there’s some hot air in the hype

Hypersonic missiles are all the buzz in defence technology, and India is developing them too, but is the bombastic rhetoric around their ‘invincibility’ justified?

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.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.