Tag: Missile

China constructing a missile base near the Vietnam border

NEW DELHI: Is China building a surface-to-air missile base close to the Vietnam border? On Thursday, Vietnam's foreign ministry, responding to questions after an NGO, South China Sea News, tweeted satellite images...

Indian Army discussing the upgrade of Strela air-defence missile systems

Russia’s Kalashnikov may have marked the first international sale of its Strela 9М333 Guided Missiles systems to India. Sources in the know told defenseworld.net that progress in the contract was made towards the...

How effective is India’s new BMD system

Ironically, India is notorious for developing home-grown weapons, such as aircraft and tanks, that take much longer to develop than expected, and are plagued with problems when they are fielded. But as...

Pakistan’s new Chinese CM-400 missile will target Indian Aircraft Carriers

Pakistan’s newest fighter jet could launch a powerful, but strange, new anti-ship missile. The Pakistani air force is acquiring more than a hundred JF-17s from China in order to complement older F-16s, Mirages and J-7s. To...

Agni-V ICBM with 5000 km range will enter service in 2021

BHUBANESWAR: Riding high on the success of 30 missions in last three months, India plans to deploy its longest range most potent nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V this year. With the 5,000-plus km range...

Indian Government allows for export of Akash missiles

In a major boost to India's Defence Industry, nine countries from Southeast Asia and Africa expressed interest in the acquisition of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed Akash Air Defence Missile, as per...

Indian MoD likely to clear Akash Missiles worth 2000 crore

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting of  Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Thursday, clearing the acquisition proposals worth Rs 28,000 crores. Acquisitions worth Rs 27,000 crores is to be sourced...

US may sanction India over S-400 purchase

As the US has imposed sanctions against Turkey — a NATO member, an Indian expert is concerned that the same will happen to India once the delivery of S-400 air defence system...
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Exclusive: Why desi Uttam AESA radar is a game-changer?

In surprisingly welcome news coming from the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the desi Tejas fighters will be getting a new ‘Made in India’...

How India counters Chinese dominance in the Indian Ocean

New Delhi, Feb 23: India has swiftly taken a giant step in countering Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean, with External Affairs Minister Jaishankar signing...

HAL’s Indian Multirole Helicopter moves ahead

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has publicly unveiled its conceptualised and benchmarked twin-engine, 13-tonne, multi-role, multi-mission, medium-lift helicopter, riding on its achievements in the design,...
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