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How hypersonic missiles work and the unique threats they pose — an aerospace engineer explains

April 16, 2022 6:56 pm

The primary reason nations are developing these next-generation hypersonic weapons is how difficult they are to defend against.

Israel successfully tests new laser missile defense system

April 14, 2022 10:42 pm

The Israeli-made laser system, designed to complement a series of aerial defense systems such as the costly Iron Dome deployed by Israel, will be operational “as soon as possible,” Defence Minister Benny Gantz said.

Developed by two Pune-based facilities of DRDO, Pinaka-ER missile and ancillary systems tested successfully

December 16, 2021 9:42 am

The Extended Range version of the Pinaka, which is primarily a multi barrel rocket launcher (MBRL) system, was tested along with its two ancillary systems -- Area Denial Munitions and indigenously developed fuzes.

Missile developed to neutralise aerial threats at close ranges successfully tested for second time this year

December 08, 2021 2:40 am

The quick reaction surface-to-air-missile missile developed by DRDO was test launched from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near here at about 3.08 pm from a vertical launcher against an electronic target at a very low altitude.

China joins heated race for new missiles, vies with US, Russia

October 18, 2021 4:07 pm

The United States and Russia have conducted tests of hypersonic weapons in recent months, and North Korea said last month it had tested a newly developed hypersonic missile.

Navy fires missile as part of military drill in Bay of Bengal

October 30, 2020 5:41 pm

The Navy said the missile hit the target at maximum range with precise accuracy.

India will receive missile systems on time: Russia

January 10, 2019 12:15 am

India signed an agreement with Russia last October to procure a batch of missile systems at a cost of Rs 40,000 crore.

North Korea claims to have successfully tested ballistic missile that landed in Japan's EEZ

July 04, 2017 1:12 pm

North Korea missile launch: As per a Reuters report, quoting South Korean and US officials, the missile flew approximately 930 km before landing in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) even as Tokyo strongly protested against Pyongyang's act of aggression in what it termed as a clear violation of UN resolutions.

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen

May 31, 2016 2:32 pm

It was the second missile launch from Yemen on Monday since UN-brokered peace talks began in Kuwait on April 21 between the Houthi Shiite rebels and the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Satellite images show fuel trucks at North Korea launch site

February 06, 2016 3:15 pm

"Contrary to recent reports, the presence of these tankers more likely indicates the filling of fuel/oxidizer tanks within the bunkers than the fuelling of the space launch vehicle", the group said on Friday.