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India's PSLV rocket lifts off with radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B

India test fires ‘Nirbhay’; Know all about nuclear-capable sub-sonic cruise missile

India’s Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the final developmental flight trial of the nuclear-capable sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay on Monday, April 15 off the coast of Odisha. This test was after a year it successfully completed its test flight in November 2017. The maiden test flight of ‘Nirbhay’ held on March 12,[Read More…]

India's PSLV rocket lifts off with radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B

Indian rocket to fly with defence satellite

All is set for the lift-off of a new variant of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from here on Monday, carrying electronic intelligence satellite, Emisat for the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and 28 other third-party satellites. About 17 minutes after the take-off at 9.27 a.m., the rocket would[Read More…]

Rahul Gandhi lauds DRDO, wishes PM Modi 'happy theatre day'

Rahul Gandhi lauds DRDO, wishes PM Modi ‘happy theatre day’

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated DRDO scientists for India demonstrating anti-satellite capabilities but took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what they said making a pitch of it in the poll season, and wished him “happy World Theatre Day”. Gandhi said in a tweet that[Read More…]

What is Low Earth Orbit (LEO); Know about it's importance and significance

What is Low Earth Orbit (LEO); Know about it’s importance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the nation on Wednesday March announced that India tested anti-satellite weapon and successfully destroyed a satellite in 3 minutes, thus becoming a Space Superpower. “India shot down a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite, which was a pre-determined target.” “India has entered its name as an[Read More…]

ISI spy arrested from BrahMos Nagpur unit, alleged of leaking technical details to Pakistan

A spy, identified as Nishant Agarwal was arrested by the security agencies on Monday in Nagpur.  Uttar Pradesh and Maharastra Anti-Terrorist Squad in a joint operation nabbed the accused on the charges of alleged affiliation to Pakistan based Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Nishant Agarwal was working at BrahMos Aerospace Centre at[Read More…]

GS Reddy appointed new DRDO chief for two years

GS Reddy appointed new DRDO chief for two years

GS Reddy, a top missile scientist at the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) scientist has been appointed as the new DRDO Chief for a period of two years. Prior to Reddy’s appointment, the post was vacant for three months. According to a tweet by ANI, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the[Read More…]

India successfully tests smart anti-airfield weapon

India successfully tests smart anti-airfield weapon

India has successfully test-fired indigenously designed and developed long-range precision-guided anti-airfield bomb that was dropped from an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday. The Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) system was successfully tested at the Chandan firing range in Rajasthan. A total of three tests with[Read More…]

India successfully test fires subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay

In a major achievement, the first indigenously-designed and developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile which can be deployed from multiple platforms was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range here in Odisha. The test took place after the error, that led to the failure of its fourth trial in[Read More…]

Army inducts indigenous weapon locating radar

The Army on Thursday received an indigenous weapon locating radar (WLR), named Swati, from the DRDO. The organisation also handed over a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) recce vehicle and NBC treatment drugs to the Army. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the export potential (of the WLR) would be explored[Read More…]

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