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Astra Missile • Features and Significance

Astra BVRAAM missile

In yet another series of development trials, Astra Missile was successfully launched from Chandipur, Odisha on Friday to validate its reconfigured propulsion, control and guidance systems. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists said Friday’s trial was only a rehearsal. Astra Missile was successfully test-fired from a ground launcher on and the missile …

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BrahMos Missile • Features & Significance

IN NEWS Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos scored once again in its 34th launch on Wednesday off Visakhapatnam, hitting a decommissioned vessel with accuracy. As it took off vertically from a naval warship, reached an altitude of 14 km, levelled out and started cruising at three times the speed of sound, …

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Agni-I Missile • Features and Significance

Agni-I Missile

Indigenously developed Indigenously developed by DRDO the missile is already in the arsenal of Indian Armed Forces and was launched by the Strategic Forces Command as part of training exercise to ensure preparedness. Background Agni-I was first tested at the Interim Test Range in Chandipur in 1989. Instead of developing a …

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