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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-II

India test fires Agni II missile off Odisha coast

India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed intermediate range ballistic missile Agni II from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) ... Prokerala, 3 weeks ago

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DNA, 2 months ago
Money Control, 2 months ago
Sify, 1 month ago
DNA, 8 months ago
MSN India, 4 months ago
Money Control, 7 months ago
First, 7 months ago
MSN India, 7 months ago

Houthis attack Saudi airport by firing missile

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels on Tuesday allegedly fired a long-range ballistic missile towards Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, according to Houthi-controlled Saba news agency. It is the second time a missile has been fired by the Houthis on the ...
 Sify1 month ago Saudi intercepts missile fired by Houthi group  Sify1 month ago Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border  Business Standard2 months ago Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualties  Reuters2 months ago

China's advanced hypersonic missile threat to India, US, Japan: Report

China's new "hypersonic" ballistic missiles will not only challenge the defences of the US but also be able to more accurately hit military targets in Japan and India, a media report said today.The report in the South China Morning Post comes after Tokyo-based The Diplomat magazine reported that Chinas rocket forces conducted two tests late last year of a new hypersonic glide vehicle or HGV, known as the DF-17.Citing US intelligence sources, The Diplomat last month reported that the Peoples ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Japan to expand ballistic missile defence with ground-based Aegis batteries  DNA2 months ago

Putin's 'invincible' weapons: how worried should we be?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has boasted of a new arsenal of weapons that render Western missile defence systems obsolete, in a move that appears to signal the start of a fresh arms race with the US. In his state of the nation address on Thursday, the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Nuclear-capable Dhanush missile successfully test-fired from naval ship

India today successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable 'Dhanush' ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off Odisha coast, defence officials said.The surface-to-surface missile, a naval variant of the indigenously-developed 'Prithvi' missile, was test-fired from the ship positioned near Paradip in the Bay of Bengal at around 10.52 am, the officials said.'Dhanush' missile is capable of carrying a payload of 500 kg and hitting both land and sea-based targets, the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago 'Dhanush' ballistic missile successfully test-fired  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

North Korean missile experts face sanctions

Reuters The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea’s most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer to mediate to ease tension between Washington and Pyongyang. The new US steps ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago US sanctions N Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate  Deccan Herald2 months ago Won't give up nukes if US keeps up 'blackmail', says N Korea  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Russia should go away and shut up: UK defence secy

[UK], Mar 15 (ANI): United Kingdom Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has asked Russia to "go away and shut up" when asked how the Kremlin should respond to the expulsion of 23 of its spies by London. The Russian Foreign Ministry commented on Williamson's ...
 Sify2 days ago

China boosts its defence budget with an eye on 'peaceful development'

China is increasing its defense budget yet again, this time by 8.1% for the year ahead. China thus remains the second highest spender on its military in the world, eclipsing Russia but still far behind the USA. China's defense spending, announced on 5 March ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago China boosts defence budget to achieve 'peaceful development'  Sify1 week ago

How India must play the Nuclear Card

'India must close the missile technology gap with both China and Pakistan as early as possible, or else the credibility of India's nuclear deterrence will remain suspect,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). IMAGE: India tests its short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-1. Though India is a reluctant nuclear power, nuclear deterrence will continue to play a crucial role in India's national security strategy over the next few decades. The current international trend is towards more ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago What India must worry about in 2018  Rediff.com2 months ago

Japan deploys ships, seaplanes near Korean Peninsula

[Japan], Jan 13 (ANI): Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force (MSDF) has deployed its ships and seaplanes in waters near the Northern Limit Line (NLL) in the Korean Peninsula in an attempt to thwart North Korea from evading United Nations (UN) sanctions.
 Sify2 months ago
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