Missile Programme
World  /  Published 12.09.21

US removes Saudi missile defences

The US has removed its most advanced missile defence system and Patriot batteries from Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, even as the kingdom faced continued air attacks from Yemen’s Houthi rebels, s...
By AP/PTI in Dubai

World  /  Published 03.08.21

US nod to Harpoon deal with India

The US has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of USD 82 million, a decision which it said will help strengthen the bilateral...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

India  /  Published 21.07.21

DRDO successfully tests Akash-NG

India on Wednesday successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG) off the Odisha coast here, official sources said. The trial was conducted around 12.45 pm from a land-based p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Missile destroys low-orbit satellite

India on Wednesday used a homegrown missile to destroy a satellite 300km above the Earth, demonstrating a technology intended to bolster defence through deterrence and hitherto available only with Chi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 26.01.19

Saudis making ballistic missile, say experts

A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest, evidence of the type of weapons programme it has lon...
By AP in Dubai

India  /  Published 27.03.19

Crow but give credit to predecessors too

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the success of “Mission Shakti”, through which India used a home-grown missile to destroy a satellite 300km above the Earth, some social media use...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 14.12.19

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent.The test possibly involved t...
By AP in Seoul

World  /  Published 11.05.19

Patriots to be deployed in West Asia

Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to West Asia, a US official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest US response to what Washington sees as ...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 20.12.19

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