1967 Outer Space Treaty Current Affairs - 2020

DRDO displays A-SAT weapon system at Republic Day Parade

On January 26, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) displayed the A-SAT weapon system. A-SAT is the Anti-Satellite Weapon System. India is one of the few countries in the world to own the technology. The other countries include US, China and Russia. Highlights DRDO launched “Mission Shakti”, the first A-SAT mission. The mission demonstrated Read More…

Mission Shakti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India has successfully test-fired an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile by shooting down a live satellite. The project named as Mission Shakti was led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was aimed at strengthening India’s overall security. Key Facts about Mission Shakti DRDO-developed A-SAT system successfully destroyed a live Read More…