TEST FIRED

  • India successfully tests nuclear capable Agni-IV missile December 2, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: India on Tuesday successfully test fired its 4,000 km nuclear capable Agni-IV missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. The Agni-IV, a strategic missile which can carry a one tonne nuclear warhead, was tested fired at 10.19 am from a launch pad from the Wheeler Island, the...
  • Russian Navy successfully tests new missile November 29, 2014

    Moscow: The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome development. The Defense Ministry said the Alexander Nevsky nuclear submarine test-fired a Bulava missile from an underwater position in the Barents Sea. The missile's warheads...
  • India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-II missile off Odisha coast November 9, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Sunday successfully test-fired its medium-range nuclear-capable Agni-II missile with a strike range of more than 2000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. "The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the...
  • India successfully test fires nuclear cruise missile Nirbhay; can strike targets more than 700 km away October 17, 2014

    Chandipur (Odisha): India's indigenously developed nuclear capable sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay, which can strike targets more than 700 kms away, was successfully test fired from Chandipur range in Odisha on Friday morning. This was the second test firing attempt made by Nirbhay, after the missile failed in its debut attempt...
  • Pakistan successfully test-fires short range missile Hatf IX September 26, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday successfully test-fired short range surface-to-surface missile 'Hatf IX' that has a range of 60 kilometres and can cover parts of India. The test of the missile also called Nasr was conducted with successive launches of four missiles from a state-of-the-art Multi Tube Launcher with Salvo Mode, the...
  • ISRO wakes up Mars Orbiter, successfully test fires engine on the Mangalyaan September 22, 2014

    The Indian space research organisation has begun crucial operations to put the mars orbiter spacecraft into its final orbit around the red plane with it's first testing of engines a big success, giving us hopes of great glory. ...
  • Surfacetoair Akash missile successfully test fired May 2, 2014

    Balasore: In a perfect launch of the same missile for second day in a row, India on Friday successfully test fired indigenouslydeveloped surfacetoair Akash missile as part of a user trial from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The missile with a strike range of 25 km and...
  • Indian Army successfully test-fires BrahMos missile at Pokhran April 7, 2014

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The launch...
  • Surface to air missile Akash test-fired from Odisha coast February 24, 2014

    India on Monday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile 'Akash' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea, about 15 km from Balasore. The missile targeted a floating object supported by Pilotless Target Aircraft 'Lakshya'. "Lakshya was sent at 11.31 AM before Akash test fired from the launch complex-3 at 11.42 AM,"...
  • Akash missile testfired from Odisha coast February 21, 2014

    India on Friday testfired the indigenously developed surfacetoair Akash missile from the Integrated Test Range launch complex at Chandipur near Balasore. The missile targeted a floating object supported by Pilot Less Target Aircraft (PTA) 'Lakshya', defence officials said. "Akash was test fired from launch complex3 at 11.22 AM," a defence official...
  • Nuclear capable AgniII missile successfully test fired April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The medium range, nuclear capable surfacetosurface AgniII missile was on Sunday successfully testfired with a strike range of more than 2,000 km from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. "The trial of the surfacetosurface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher from the Launch Complex4 of Integrated Test...
  • Prithvi II ballistic missile test fired in Odisha October 4, 2012

    Balasore: India on Thursday testfired its nuclearcapable PrithviII ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range near Balasore as part of a user trial by the Army. "The flight test of the surfacetosurface missile was conducted at around 0907 hrs from a mobile launcher from...
  • AgniIV missile testfired off Odisha coast September 19, 2012

    Balasore: India on Wednesday testfired its nuclearcapable strategic missile AgniIV with a strike range of about 4000 km from a test range off Odisha coast. It was test launched with the help of a mobile launcher from launch complex4 of ITR at Wheeler Island, about 100 km from Balasore, at...
  • India testfires AgniII missile successfully August 9, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: India testfired its nuclear capable AgniII strategic ballistic missile on Thursday from the Wheeler island of Odisha coast at 8:45 am. The mediumrange missile with a range of over 2,000 km has been already inducted and is part of Strategic Forces arsenal for nuclear deterrence. The twostage missile, equipped with...
  • Army testfires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos July 29, 2012

    Balasore: India on Sunday testfired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range at Chandipur off Odisha. The missile, which has a flight range of up to 290 km, is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg. "The cruise missile was...
  • 'US lauds India closing missile gap with China' April 24, 2012

    Washington: The lack of US condemnation of India's latest missile test demonstrates that the Washington appreciates India's need to meet the emerging strategic challenge posed by rising China, according to two US scholars. It also shows "US is comfortable with Indian progress in the nuclear and missile fields", Lisa Curtis, senior...
  • 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 testfire of India's InterContinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) AgniV 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....
  • Iran testfires missiles in Gulf exercise January 3, 2012

    Tehran: Iran said on Monday it had successfully testfired what it described as two longrange missiles, flexing its military muscle in the face of mounting Western pressure over its nuclear programme. The announcement came at the climax of 10 days of naval exercises in the Gulf, during which Tehran has warned...
  • India testfires nuclear capable AgniI missile December 1, 2011

    Balasore: India on Thursday successfully testfired its nuclear capable AgniI strategic ballistic missile, with a strike range of 700 km, as part of the Army's user trial from the test range at Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. "The indigenously developed surfacetosurface, singlestage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test fired from...
  • Ncapable PrithviII successfully testfired September 26, 2011

    Balasore (Orissa): India on Monday successfully testfired its nuclearcapable PrithviII ballistic missile, with a range of 350 km, as part of user trial by the armed forces from Chandipur off Orissa coast, about 15 km from Balasore. "The indigenously developed surfacetosurface missile was flight tested at around 8.50 AM from a...
  • Iran missile training, says ready against enemy June 27, 2011

    Tehran: Iran's Revolutionary Guards began a 10day missile training exercise on Monday "to preserve its readiness against enemy strikes," a veiled reference to attacks the United States and Israel have refused to ruled out to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. "The war games, dubbed 'Great Prophet 6', include the testing...
  • Two PrithviII ballistic missiles testfired December 22, 2010

    Balasore: India on Wednesday testfired two PrithviII nuclearcapable ballistic missiles within an hour from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) as part of user trials by the Army at Chandipur off Orissa coast. "The surfacetosurface missiles mounted on mobile launchers were testfired from the launch complex3 in the ITR...
  • Prithvi missile fails to take off during trial September 24, 2010

    Balasore (Orissa): India's indigenously developed nuclear capable PrithviII ballistic missile failed to take off during a user trial from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Orissa coast on Friday apparently due to a technical problem, defence sources said. Though the ITR authorities were not immediately available for comment, defence...
  • PrithviII missile successfully testfired June 18, 2010

    Balasore: India on Friday successfully testfired its indigenously developed, nuclearcapable, ballistic missile PrithviII from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, about 15 km from Balasore off the Orissa coast. The missile mounted on a mobile launcher was launched off from the launch complex3 in the ITR at around 6:50 am,...
  • India test fires nukecapable AgniII in night trial November 23, 2009

    Balasore (Orissa): India has successfully conducted its first nighttrial of nuclearcapable AgniII intermediate range ballistic missile from Wheeler island off Orissa coast. It had been decided to test the nuclear capable AgniII Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) for the first time during night, defence officials had said in Balasore on Sunday. "Range...
  • BrahMos missile fails to hit target in user trial January 21, 2009

    New Delhi: India's BrahMos surfacetosurface cruise missile could have failed in its firstever user trial on Tuesday at the Pokhran test range of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. Sources say the IndoRussian missile failed to hit its target after it was fired by the Army on Tuesday morning. The testfiring is first ever to...
  • India testfires BrahMos cruise missile January 20, 2009

    New Delhi: India testfired BrahMos cruise missile successfully on Tuesday at the Pokhran test range of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. BrahMos, developed jointly with Russia, is a supersonic cruise missile and can be launched from submarine, ship, aircraft and land based Mobile Autonomous Launchers (MAL). The missile was to be testfired for the...
  • Pakistan testfires nuclearcapable missile April 19, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan successfully testfired a longrange ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead on Saturday, the military said. The Shaheen2 missile was launched from an undisclosed location and has a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,245 miles). The military said the missile has the capability to carry conventional and nonconventional warheads. Saturday's...
  • Orissa villagers uprooted to testfire missile December 7, 2007

    Balasore (Orissa): Positive development is resulting in harassment for poor villagers of Balasore district in Orissa. What is being celebrated is the successful test firing of a missile interceptor from Orissa on Thursday. But here's the other side of the story, the story of thousands of villagers displaced. India's...
  • AgniIII testfired successfully April 12, 2007

    New Delhi: India on Thursday joined the exclusive club of nations having intercontinental nuclearcapable missiles with the successful testfiring of AgniIII. Intercontinental missile reach is considered the benchmark in establishing nuclear weapons capability and the success of AgniIII provided India a more assured secondstrike capability. The Agni III is the countrys longestrange...