Inter Continental Ballistic Missile

  • China successfully test-fires new N-capable ICBM August 28, 2012

    Beijing: China on Tuesday announced that it has successfully test-fired a new 14,000 km range inter-continental 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 Dongfeng-41 with strike distance of 14,000 km was test-fired...
  • Watch: The launch of India's deadliest missile Agni-V April 19, 2012

    India on Thursday successfully test-fired the 5000-km range surface-to-surface Agni-V Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). ...
  • Agni-V 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) Agni-5 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 Agni-V can hit 10 targets: Missile expert April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Missile expert PK Ghose on Thursday termed the successful launch of Agni-V 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 re-entry vehicle). An MIRV payload on a missile carries...
  • China to Europe: Agni-V expands India's reach April 19, 2012

    Balasore: India on Thursday successfully test-fired the 5000-km range surface-to-surface Agni-V Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of covering entire China and reaching deep into Europe. Agni-V 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 Agni-V missile April 18, 2012

    Balasore: India will on Wednesday test-fire the 5000-km range surface-to-surface Agni-V Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of covering entire China and reaching deep into Europe. Agni-V will help India gatecrash into a small and exclusive club of nations with intercontinental ballistic missile capability. Agni-V 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. ...
  • Agni-V missile test likely this Wednesday April 16, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): Range preparation for the maiden test of India's indigenously developed nuclear capable 'Agni-V' 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 India’s programme to build inter-continental 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 test-fired the...
  • Missile capped | Govt under fire June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: India has put its programme to develop inter-continental 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 ICBMs—a 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 Inter-Continental 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 Indo-US deal on civilian nuclear energy...