Missiles Current Affairs - 2020

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…

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…

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…

India successfully test-fired nuke-capable Prithvi II missile

India’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully test-fired nuclear capable Prithvi II missile as part of a regular training exercise. The indigenously developed ballistic missile with a maximum range of 350 km was fired from Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Balasore district, about 230 km from Bhubaneswar. Prithvi-II First missile developed by DRDO under the Integrated Read More…

SFC test fire Dhanush missile successfully

India’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha coast. Dhanush Missile: Surface-to-surface missile developed by DRDO under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) Naval variant of India’s indigenously developed ‘Prithvi’ missile Single-stage, liquid propelled Can carry conventional as well as nuclear payload of 500 to Read More…