Agni Missile Current Affairs - 2020

India successfully test fires “Dhruvastra” anti-guided missiles

On July 22, 2020, India successfully conducted the flight trial of Dhruvastra anti-guided missile at the Interim Test Range of Odisha. Highlights The trials of the helicopter launched Nag Missile (HELINA) were successful. The missile has now been renamed as “Dhruvastra”. About the Missile Helina is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile mounted on Advanced Light Read More…

DRDO’s Igniter Complex inaugurated

A Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) Igniter Complex was inaugurated at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune. The main purpose of the laboratory is to design, process, evaluate ignition systems for any kind of DRDO projects. About the Igniter Complex The new complex is equipped with sieve shaker, granulating machine, planetary mixer, pelleting machine, Read More…

AKASH-1S Missile: test fired by DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired Akash-1S surface to air defence missile system from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore off the Odisha coast. This is the second successive successful missile test by DRDO in last two days. About Akash-1S Background: The Akash missile is a medium range multi-target engagement capable Read More…

Agni 5 Missile Test Fired off Odisha Coast

India successfully test fired its indigenously developed Agni- 5 missile on 3rd June. The missile was launched from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. Agni missile is a surface to surface missile and is launched with the help of mobile launcher of the Integrated Test Range at Dr Abdul Kalam Island formerly known Read More…

Nuclear capable Agni-I missile successfully test-fired

Indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-I was successfully test-fired from Dr Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast. The user trial of the strategic missile was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army. About Agni I Missile Agni-I is the first missile of the Agni series launched in Read More…