Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicSurface to air missiles

Topic: Surface to air missiles

DRDO, Navy successfully flight test indigenously-developed missile VL-SRSAM off Odisha coast

The flight test was carried out from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur against a high-speed unmanned aerial target for the demonstration of a vertical launch capability.

India successfully test fires medium range surface-to-air missile at Odisha’s Balasore

The missile, to be inducted into the Indian Army, has been jointly developed by DRDO in collaboration with Israel Aerospace Industries and manufactured by Bharat Dynamics.

India successfully test-fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile system in Odisha

Defence ministry says missile 'accurately' neutralised an airborne target, in its second successful test in five days.

New Delhi to get Washington-type missile shield NASAMS II

NASAMS II will be part of the overall multi-layered air defence shield including the indigenous BMD, S-400 Triumf and the Barak 8 besides other systems already in place.

India successfully test-fires two surface-to-air missiles in Odisha

The state-of-the-art missile has a strike range of 30 km and is capable of engaging multiple targets.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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