Nuclear Missile

  • North Korea to discuss nuclear talks in Moscow June 30, 2013

    Moscow: North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator will meet senior Russian officials in Moscow next week, state media reported, amid signs of a new push to get Pyongyang to re-join protracted talks over ending its atomic programme. Kim Kye-gwan, North Korea's First Deputy Foreign Minister, will meet deputy foreign ministers Vladimir Titov...
  • North Korean nuclear missiles: The mercury rising April 12, 2013

    The Timeline February 12, 2013: North Korea conducts nuke test despite warnings of sanctions. UN sanctions imposed on North Korea. US sends Naval destroyers and B2 stealth bombers and drops test packages over South Korea. North Korea moves Musudan Missiles to east coast; BM25 Musudan, also known under the names Taepodong X,...
  • Nuclear capable Agni-II missile successfully test fired April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The medium range, nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-II missile was on Sunday successfully test-fired with a strike range of more than 2,000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. "The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the Launch Complex-4 of Integrated Test...
  • Pak developing smaller nuclear warheads: report January 15, 2013

    Washington: Expanding its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace, Pakistan is now aiming to develop smaller and lighter atomic warheads more suitable for use on missiles, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist has said. Pakistan is expected to surpass Britain's nuclear stockpiles in a decade, the journal said, referring to...
  • India sucessfully tests Prithvi-II missile December 20, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur near Balasore. The surface-to-surface missile was test fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of Integrated Test Range at...
  • Pak tests nuclear-capable Babur cruise missile September 17, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday successfully test fired the nuclear-capable Babur cruise missile with a range of 700 km that could hit targets deep inside India, with the military saying the launch had consolidated and strengthened the country's deterrence capability. The "fully automated Strategic Command and Control Support System" of the National...
  • India behind China, Pak in missiles race: Report September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With only 80-100 nuclear warheads as opposed to China's 240 and Pakistan's 90-110, India's military preparedness is not upto the mark. A report by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists says that India's missile force too is lagging behind both Pakistan and China. The report also points out that...
  • Pak test-fires 700 km range Hatf VII nuke missile June 5, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable Hatf-VII cruise missile with a range of 700 km, the latest in a series of tests of missiles that can hit targets deep within India. The military said the test, conducted at an undisclosed location, was successful. This was the fifth missile test...
  • Meet the Indian innovators who have made a mark May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: As India makes advances in the field of science and technology, from successfully launching nuclear missiles to inventing robots that treat cancer, one should not forget the people behind these innovations. On the May 11, 1998, India exploded a nuclear device in the face of international sanctions. Since...
  • We will conduct 2 more tests: DRDO chief April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr VK Saraswat expressed pride over the successful test-fire of India's Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V on Thursday. He said, "India has joined the elite group of nations. Who has these kind of capabilities? This is a proud moment for India....
  • Pakistan test-fires nuclear capable missile March 5, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the military said. The Hatf-2 missile can travel up to 180 km and deliver nuclear as well as conventional warheads with high accuracy, the statement from Inter-Services Public Relations said. The test is part of the process of validation of...
  • China builds tunnels below Great Wall to hide missiles December 2, 2011

    A US university students' project stumbles upon 3,000 miles of tunnels capable of hiding thousands of nuclear missiles. ...
  • Pak tests nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile October 28, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan test fired nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile with a range of 700 km that can hit targets in India on Friday. The test of the "indigenously developed multi-tube" cruise missile system was successful, said a statement issued by the military. According to the military, the Hatf-7 or Babur missile has stealth...
  • Pak plans to add 24 nuclear-capable missiles July 25, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to add 24 nuclear-capable, short-range missiles capable of hitting all major Indian cities to its arsenal this year, reflecting a urge in the security establishment to seek 'strategic parity in the region', according to a media report on Monday. This will be the highest number of missiles Pakistan...
  • US carriers would be targeted if attacked: Iran July 9, 2011

    Tehran: A senior Revolutionary Guard commander threatened on Saturday that US aircraft carriers would be targeted if Iran came under attack amid a standoff with the West over Tehran's nuclear programme. Iran has often warned of major retaliation if they faced a military strike from Israel or the West, but...
  • UK accuses Iran of testing N-capable missiles June 30, 2011

    London: Britain accused Iran on Wednesday of carrying out covert tests of a missile that could carry a nuclear warhead, in violation of a UN resolution, an accusation which Tehran immediately denied. "Iran has ... been carrying out covert ballistic missile tests and rocket launches, including testing missiles capable of delivering...
  • Pakistan test-fires N-capable missile March 11, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday successfully test-fired a short range surface to surface ballistic missile, HATF II (Abdali), with a range of 180 km, official sources said. The missile can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to the target. The test-fire was conducted at an undisclosed location and it witnessed by the Chairman Joint...
  • India test fires nuke-capable Agni-II in night trial November 23, 2009

    Balasore (Orissa): India has successfully conducted its first night-trial of nuclear-capable Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile from Wheeler island off Orissa coast. It had been decided to test the nuclear capable Agni-II Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) for the first time during night, defence officials had said in Balasore on Sunday. "Range...
  • Ex-CIA spook's fear: Nuclear rogues get Pak arsenal July 3, 2009

    Washington: The threat of insiders in the nuclear establishment working with outsiders seeking a bomb is nowhere greater than in Pakistan, according to a former officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). "Pakistani authorities have a dismal track record in thwarting insider threats," writes Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, who served as a CIA...
  • North Korea warns US, S Korea of military action May 27, 2009

    Seoul: North Korea warned South Korea and the United States on Wednesday that Seoul's participation in a US-led program to intercept ships suspected of carrying weapons of mass destruction is equal to a declaration of war. South Korea announced its participation in the US-led program on Tuesday, one day after North...
  • India to put up a missile shield in two years' time March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: India will start putting up a missile shield in two years' time, India's top missile scientist and DRDO's Chief Controller, Dr V K Saraswat announced on Monday. "We want to do this program in two phases. This is going to be our mainstay," said Dr Saraswat. This is expected...
  • India tests new Nuke missile, enabled to retaliate November 13, 2008

    New Delhi: India's nuclear arsenal got more teeth as it unveiled a new nuclear missile, Shaurya. This is a missile that will strengthen India's second-strike capability. This 600-km missile meant to be fired from underground silos will give India more options for retaliation, in case it is attacked by another force with...
  • India test fires nuclear-capable missile November 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Scientists carried out the first test-firing from land of the submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) K-15 from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea, about 15 kms from Balasore on Wednesday morning. The two-stage missile, which can carry a payload up to 1 tonne, has a range of 700 km....
  • China upgrades N-abled missiles, threat to India? May 17, 2008

    New Delhi: China has completed the upgrade of its intermediate range CSS2 ballistic missiles in Tibet from liquid to solid fuel. Missile experts say the upgrade reduces the logistic train for these missiles and will enable shorter launch times, increasing India's vulnerability to a pre-emptive strike. The CSS2 has a range...
  • Tit for tat? Now Pak tests nuclear-capable missile May 8, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan successfully tested a nuclear-capable, air-launched cruise missile with a range of 350 km on Thursday, the military said, a day after India tested a long-range missile. The Hatf-VIII (Ra'ad) missile had been developed exclusively for launch from aircraft, a military statement said. "It has enabled Pakistan to achieve...
  • India set to test-fire N-powered Agni-3 May 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests, India is breathing fire and is set to test-fire the nuclear-capable Agni-III missile on Wednesday. The Agni-III is India's most potent nuclear-armed missile with a range of about 3,500 km and is meant to fulfill India's deterrence...
  • US ships N-missiles to Taiwan, admits to 'mistake' March 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The US military mistakenly shipped four fuses for nuclear missiles to Taiwan in 2006, Pentagon said on Tuesday. It adds the parts have been returned to US custody. "Last week, the Department of Defense learned that four non-nuclear nose cone assemblies and their associated electrical components for a ballistic...
  • Pak prepares next generation missiles May 10, 2007

    Islamabad: Pakistan is preparing its next generation nuclear-capable ballistic missiles for deployment, which will give it the ability to target facilities across most if not all of India, a prestigious organisation of American scientists has said. A report by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), which includes a satellite image taken...
  • Pakistan's answer to India's BrahMos June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Bringing many Indian cities within its reach, Pakistan on Thursday successfully test-fired a nuclear capable cruise missile, which can avoid radar detection and has a range of 700 km. "The Hatf-VII missile, which is also called the Babur, has a range of 700 km and can carry various warheads...
  • Pak test fires nuclear-capable missile June 17, 2007

    Islamabad: Pakistan successfully test-fired on Thursday a nuclear-capable cruise missile with the capability to avoid radar detection, the military said. The missile, named Babur or Hatf VII, has a range of 700 kilometers (434 miles) and is capable of carrying various types of warheads, including nuclear, the military-run Inter-Services Public Relations...