Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: missile

Why Pralay quasi-ballistic missile, tested by DRDO today, will be a ‘game-changer’ for Army

Pralay, a surface-to-surface conventional quasi-ballistic missile with a range of up to 500 km, was tested from Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha and 'met all its objectives'.

Indian Navy receives its largest indigenous guided-missile destroyer ‘Visakhapatnam’

The stealth guided-missile destroyer, which has the capability to launch missiles from its deck, was built at Mumbai's Mazagon Dock and delivered to the Navy on 28 October.

North Korea to soon launch its 1st ballistic missile submarine –– Reports

South Korean and US intelligence suspect that North Korea has completed the assembly of a 3,000-tonne submarine and is ready to launch it when the time is right.

How China is fast catching up with the West in the race for air-to-air missile superiority

Recent AAM advancements in China, elevating it as a near peer competitor to the Western and Russian philosophies, has unlocked a new race to own the longest reach in the skies.

Israel agrees to let US deploy Iron Dome missile in Persian Gulf, says local report

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., the Israeli company that made the missile, will open a production line in the US with a Massachusetts-based defense contractor, said a Haaretz report.

India strongly condemns 23 November missile attack on Saudi Aramco facility

Yemen's Houthi militia rebels claimed responsibility for the attack, one of many that Saudi Arabia's oil facilities have seen over the past year.

Nag anti-tank guided missile passes final trial, ready for induction into Indian Army

The NAG missile is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile, which has top attack capabilities that can effectively engage and destroy all known enemy tanks during day & night.

India tests RUDRAM — here’s why first indigenous anti-radiation missile is important

DRDO Friday successfully tested the new-generation anti-radiation missile RUDRAM on a radiation target located on Wheeler Island off Odisha. 

Trump says US is working on a ‘super-duper missile’ that is faster than any other

Trump, who also unveiled the Space Force flag, said the US is right now building 'incredible military equipment'.

India test fires K-4, a 3,500 km nuclear-capable missile meant for Arihant submarine

K-4 is the most potent missile that India can fire from a submarine, giving the country unprecedented second-strike capability and huge deterrence power.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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.