ICBM

  • China successfully testfires new Ncapable ICBM August 28, 2012

    Beijing: China on Tuesday announced that it has successfully testfired a new 14,000 km range intercontinental ballistic missile which can carry multiple warheads, providing it with a "first strike capability" to attack targets deep inside the US and round the world. The Dongfeng41 with strike distance of 14,000 km was testfired...
  • AgniVI with 10000 km range to be ready by 2014 May 24, 2012

    Balasore: Before the din that was kicked off after test firing of the muchtouted Intercontinental Range Ballistic Missile (ICBM) AgniV was settled down, India is gearing up to go for the maiden development trial of AgniVI missile within next two years notwithstanding international reactions and pressures. Being developed by the DRDO,...
  • India all set to develop reusable rockets: DRDO April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: After the successful launch of AgniV InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), India is all set to develop reusable rockets which will combine the technologies of both ballistic and cruise missiles. As part of plans to develop reusable ballistic missiles, Defence Research and Development Organisation will test indigenously developed scram jet...
  • Meet Tessy, the woman who led team Agni April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: India's 'Agni Putri', Tessy Thomas, the woman behind the successful test firing of the country's first inter continental ballistic missile AgniV, says she doesn't mind the nickname given to her, as far as it is with affection. Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, Thomas said that when she started her career...
  • India ups the stake in strategic missile race with AgniV April 20, 2012

    The test of AgniV not only demonstrates India's technological capability, but also the intent to deter real and potential adversaries. ...
  • AgniV, INS Chakra give India a deadly punch April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: AgniV, the 5000km range surfacetosurface InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads, has catapulted India into an extremely select club of countries possessing such a deadly weapons platform. AgniV gives India the muchneeded muscle and a strong deterrence against its nucleararmed adversaries as the missile...
  • AgniV: China reacts cautiously; says India not rival April 19, 2012

    Beijing/New Delhi: Reacting cautiously to India's test of AgniV missile, China on Thursday said the two countries are not rivals and enjoy "sound" relations though the sources in the Chinese establishment feel that the launch can give rise to another round of arms race in the region. ...
  • Watch: The launch of India's deadliest missile AgniV April 19, 2012

    India on Thursday successfully testfired the 5000km range surfacetosurface AgniV InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). ...
  • Blast off to target: How the Agni V ICBM works April 19, 2012

    India successfully testfired the surfacetosurface AgniV InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of covering entire China and reaching deep into Europe. Here's a video with a 3D model of the DRDO missile showing how it works. ...
  • PM congratulates DRDO for successful AgniV test April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated the scientists of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the successful testfire of the AgniV missile on Thursday. "I congratulate all the scientific and technical personnel of the DRDO and other organisations who have worked tirelessly in our endeavour to strengthen the...
  • AgniV launch as a major milestone: Antony April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday described the maiden test flight of Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni5 as an "immaculate success" and a "major milestone". "The nation stands tall today. We have joined the elite club of nations (to possess the ICBM capability)," Antony told the DRDO Chief...
  • One AgniV can hit 10 targets: Missile expert April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Missile expert PK Ghose on Thursday termed the successful launch of AgniV as a game changer in many ways for India, saying the biggest significance is that it covers entire China. "This missile is capable of MIRV (multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle). An MIRV payload on a missile carries...
  • AgniV: Nobody can mess with us, says exAir Force chief April 19, 2012

    Former Air Chief Fali H Major said that AgniV will give the country a huge deterrence capability. ...
  • China to Europe: AgniV expands India's reach April 19, 2012

    Balasore: India on Thursday successfully testfired the 5000km range surfacetosurface AgniV InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of covering entire China and reaching deep into Europe. AgniV has helped India gatecrash into a small and exclusive club of nations with intercontinental ballistic missile capability. Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh congratulated scientists of...
  • India set to join ICBM club with AgniV missile April 18, 2012

    Balasore: India will on Wednesday testfire the 5000km range surfacetosurface AgniV InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of covering entire China and reaching deep into Europe. AgniV will help India gatecrash into a small and exclusive club of nations with intercontinental ballistic missile capability. AgniV is capable of carrying nuclear warheads and...
  • India defines outer limit of weapons programme August 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Eleven years after it detonated nuclear bombs at Pokhran, India has defined the outer limits of its strategic weapons programme. There will be no InterContinental Ballistic Missiles, so far considered the litmus for being acknowledged as a bona fide nuclear power. Instead, India will restrict its weapons delivery...