missile technology Current Affairs - 2020

Maiden test Next Generation SFDR Air to Air Missile successfully conducted

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out maiden flight test new surface-to-air missile (yet to get formal name) powered by Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion Technology. The test also successfully demonstrated technology of nozzle less booster for first time in the country. About Test SFDR’s technology demonstrator flight test was conducted Read More…

Upgraded Pinaka rocket successfully test-fired

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired upgraded guided version of Pinaka Rocket from Proof & Experiment Establishment (PXE) at Chandipur, Odisha. During the tests, two rounds were conducted and some more rounds have been planned. Upgraded Pinaka The guided version is Pinaka rocket (Pinaka mark-II) has evolved from earlier version of Read More…

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired to increase life from 10 to 15 years

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from mobile launcher from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore (Chandipur), Odisha to validate some new features aimed at increasing its life from 10 to 15 years. The successful test will help in huge savings of replacement cost of BrahMos missiles held in inventory of Indian armed forces. Read More…

Pakistan successfully test fires enhanced version of Babur cruise missile

Pakistan successfully test fired Babur Weapon System-1 (B), an enhanced version of indigenously-built Babur cruise missile. The cruise missile is important part of Pakistan’s strategic deterrence. Cruise Missile It is an unmanned self-propelled (till the time of impact) guided missile. It flies within the earth’s atmosphere and use jet engine technology to propel itself and fly Read More…

BABUR III: Pakistan tests nuclear-capable, submarine-launched missile

Pakistan has successfully test-fired its indigenously designed and built nuclear-capable, submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM) Babur III. The missile was fired from underwater dynamic platform and successfully engaged its target with precise accuracy, meeting all the flight parameters. Key Facts Babur-III is the naval variant of the land-based Babur-II. The missile is capable of delivering various Read More…