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December 23, 2015 | Other News

India Cleared Purchase of Russian S-400 Missile Defense System

The Diplomat: The Indian government has cleared the procurement of five regimental units of Russian-made S-400 Triumf advanced Air Defense Systems (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) at an estimated price of $ 4.5 billion, Defense News reports. The Defense Acquisition Council (DCA), a government body charged with approving Indian defense purchases and chaired by the defense minister,… read more

December 20, 2015 | Other News

India Wants Russian S-400 Missile Defense System, But Moscow Lukewarm On Deal Amid T-50 Stealth Fighter Joint Venture Talks

International Business Times: The Indian government is attempting to buy five Russian-built S-400 missile defense systems in a $4.5 billion deal, sending a team of negotiators to Moscow to finalize it. India’s Defense Acquisition Council, the highest procurement body under the Ministry of Defense, cleared the purchase of the advanced missile system during a meeting Thursday.… read more

December 18, 2015 | Other News

India Clears Purchase of S-400 AD System For $4.5 Billion

Defense News: NEW DELHI — India has cleared the purchase of five units of Russian-made S-400 Triumf (AD) advanced Air Defence Systems [with Indian specifications] at a cost of about $4.5 billion. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the highest body under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) which decides weapons purchases, cleared the purchase of S-400 AD… read more

December 15, 2015 | Other News

Pakistan successfully test fires Shaheen 1A ballistic missile

The Express Tribune: Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test fired Shaheen 1A ballistic missile, the military’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations said. The flight test was aimed at re-validating several design and technical parameters of the weapon system, ISPR added. Shaheen1A is capable of delivering different types of warheads to a range of 900 kilometers. “Today’s… read more

December 11, 2015 | Other News

Pakistan Tests Ballistic Missile With Intermediate Range

ABC News: Pakistan’s military says it’s test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile — one that can carry a nuclear warhead and reach all corners of India, as well as the Middle East and other places. Friday’s testing comes just two days after Islamabad hosted a regional peace conference that called for the resumption of negotiations between… read more

December 7, 2015 | Other News

Prithvi II test-fired from Chandipur

Voice Telegraph Bhubaneswar: India on Friday successfully test-fired the indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. Agni-I was developed by Advanced Systems Laboratory, the premier missile development laboratory of DRDO in collaboration with Defence Research Development Laboratory and Research Centre Imarat and integrated by Bharat Dynamics Limited, Hyderabad.… read more

December 2, 2015 | Other News

India conducts first missile test firing from nuclear submarine INS Arihant

Naval-Technology: India’s first locally developed nuclear submarine INS Arihant has completed test firing of an unarmed medium-range missile, developed by Defence Research Development and Organisation (DRDO). The firing of DRDO’s unarmed B-05, India’s first submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), which is capable of carrying a nuclear-tipped warhead will allow the country to launch a nuclear missile… read more

November 30, 2015 | Other News

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi II missile

The Economic Times BALASORE(ODISHA): India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, as part of a user trial by the army. The missile test was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here… read more

November 30, 2015 | Other News

Concern over large gaps in airspace security

The Hindu What will happen if an enemy nation, or a terrorist organisation, were to fire a missile at an Indian city or a naval ship? The simple answer: There is no guarantee that India’s air defence systems would be able to detect them and launch a counter-attack to shoot it down before it wreaks… read more

November 23, 2015 | Other News

India Tests Supersonic Advanced Air Defense Missile

The Diplomat: On Sunday, India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) tested an indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile: the Advanced Air Defense (AAD) missile. The AAD is part of the first phase of India’s Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) initiative, along with the Prithvi Air Defense (PAD) missile. The Prithvi provides exoatmosphermic defense while the AAD… read more

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