Inter Continental Ballistic Missile

  • 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...
  • 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). ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Agni V crucial for India's defence capabilities: Analyst April 18, 2012

    India is expected to enter a select club of nations with Inter Continental Ballistic Missile or ICBM capability. ...
  • AgniV missile test likely this Wednesday April 16, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): Range preparation for the maiden test of India's indigenously developed nuclear capable 'AgniV' ballistic missile with a strike range of over 5,000 km is "near complete" and the trial is likely to be held from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast this Wednesday. "If everything goes as per schedule, the...
  • Missile plan capped for USA's sake June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Defence analysts have slammed the government for its decision to cap Indias programme to build intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and restrict their range to a 5,000 km. They say the decision compromises national security and was done to secure the nuclear deal with the US. When India testfired the...
  • Missile capped | Govt under fire June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: India has put its programme to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) on hold and has capped it to a maximum range of 5,000 km for now. The country declared in April that it has the capacity to develop ICBMsa requirement for recognition as a nuclear weapons power. Sources in...
  • India toes US line, caps missile plan June 25, 2007

    New Delhi: The Government of India has put its InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) programme on hold, which caps the missile reach at under 5,000 kilometres. The move is ostensibly to appease US concerns of India's rising missile capability and is aimed at making sure the IndoUS deal on civilian nuclear energy...