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Iran test fires surface-to-surface missile

Iran test fires surface-to-surface missile

Tehran: Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi announced on Friday that Iran has test fired a surface-to-surface missile, Qiam, a day before it is due to launch its Russian-built first nuclear power plant. State television showed images of the sand coloured Qiam […]


Russia tests two intercontinental missiles

Russia tests two intercontinental missiles

Moscow: Russia conducted Friday a successful test of two submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missiles, a defence ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency. The two Sineva (NATO identification: SS-N-23) missiles were launched by the nuclear submarine Tula […]


ICBM test launches showcase Global Strike capabilities

ICBM test launches showcase Global Strike capabilities

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La.: Two Global Strike Command missile crews launched Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test vehicles June 16 and 30, respectively, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Missile maintenance and operational task forces from F.E. Warren AFB, […]


India Conducts Fourth Consecutive Interceptor Missile Test

India Conducts Fourth Consecutive Interceptor Missile Test

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), today successfully conducted fourth consecutive Interceptor Missile test in Endo atmospheric regime at 15 Km altitude off ITR, Chandipur, Orissa. The single stage Interceptor Missile fitted with Directional Warhead and other advanced systems neutralized […]


Sagem AASM Missile Test with Terminal Laser Guidance a Success

Sagem AASM Missile Test with Terminal Laser Guidance a Success

On June 17, 2010, Sagem (Safran group) and the French defense procurement agency DGA successfully carried out the first launch of a 250 kg AASM modular air-to-ground weapon with terminal laser guidance, in a demonstrator version. This new version, combining […]


Overcome Temptation to Buy Arms Abroad, ICBM Test Expected, Says DRDO Chief

Overcome Temptation to Buy Arms Abroad, ICBM Test Expected, Says DRDO Chief

The DRDO chief Dr VK Saraswat has said that self-reliance in critical defence technologies cannot be achieved by the premier defence R&D organization alone. In a terse statement at an award ceremony here today, he called upon the three Services […]


Official Cites Flaws in Reports on Missile Defense Tests

Official Cites Flaws in Reports on Missile Defense Tests

WASHINGTON: Reports that Defense Department officials deemed flawed missile defense tests to be successful are based on incomplete information, a Missile Defense Agency spokesman said yesterday in a “DoD Live” bloggers roundtable. Two analysts — Theodore A. Postol of the […]


Agni-II Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Agni-II Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile, with a range of 2000 kms, was Monday successfully test-fired by the Army as part of user trial from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast. The trial was conducted from a rail mobile system in Launch Complex-4 […]


Pakistan test-fires missiles: military

Pakistan test-fires missiles: military

Islamabad: Pakistan said Saturday it had successfully tested two missiles capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani called for its recognition as a nuclear power. A statement from the military said the Ghaznavi, with […]


 
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