Missiles Current Affairs - 2019

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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…

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Russia Conducts Another Test for ICBM Sarmat Missile

Russia has successfully test fired its latest nuclear Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) RS-28 Sarmat. This missile can carry an array of warheads capable of dodging missile defenses. The test was carried out at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, as spaceport in the west of Russia, close to the Arctic Circle. The ICBM Sarmat has the capacity to Read More…

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North Korea successfully conducts underwater test-fire of submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea successfully conducted underwater test-fire of a newly developed submarine-launched ballistic missile. North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un gave the order to test-fire the missile and oversaw the test-launch from a location off-shore. This successful test indicates the progress in the secretive state’s pursuit of building missile-equipped submarines which is described as a world Read More…

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India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Dhanush missile from ship

India on 9 April 2015 successfully test fired nuclear weapons-capable Dhanush missile from a ship, off the Odisha coast. Test- The ship-based missile was launched from an Offshore Patrolling Vessel (OPV), deep inside the Bay of Bengal to test its full range. It successfully hit the target point with high degree of accuracy. Facts about Read More…

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India successfully test fired Nuclear-Capable Agni IV missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, from a test range located at Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast. Test: The missile was supported by a mobile launcher. It was flight tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR). The test was conducted by the specially formed Strategic Force Command (SFC) Read More…

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Nuclear capable Cruise Missile Nirbhay tested successfully

India successfully tested Nirbhay, India’s first indigenously designed and developed long range sub-sonic cruise missile. The missile was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Balasore, Odisha. Nirbhay maintained an accuracy better than 10 m throughout its path and covered a distance of more than 1000 km. Indigenously developed missile Nirbhay is made wholly of Read More…

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India successfully test fired long range nuke-capable Agni-IV missile

India successfully test fired a nuclear-capable Agni-IV strategic missile from the Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast near Dhamra in Bhadrak district, about 200 km from state capital Bhubaneswar. About nuke-capable Agni-IV missile Type: Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (surface-to-surface missile) Operational range: 4000 km Developed and tested by:  Defense Research and Development Organisation(DRDO). Used by: Read More…

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