Cruise Missile

  • BrahMos penetrates hardened targets in Army test November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Army on Monday successfully testfired an advanced version of the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which penetrated and destroyed a "hardened target" in the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan. "The Block III variant of BrahMos with deep penetration capability is fitted with a new guidance system and...
  • BrahMos to test antiship variant from submarine October 13, 2012

    Moscow: In a critical test, an antiship version of the BrahMos, the RussianIndian supersonic cruise missile, will be launched from a submarine platform by yearend, the Russian partner company in the project said on Friday. "We need a testlaunch by the end of the year," Alexander Dergachev, Deputy General Director...
  • India testfires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile October 7, 2012

    Panaji: The Indian Navy on Sunday morning successfully testfired the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg, from a warship off the Goa coast. "The cruise missile was testfired from guided missile frigate INS Tegthe Indian Navy's latest induction from Russia off...
  • Missile technology: where India stands September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) has conclusively got past its crucial makeorbreak stage. The programme, that was envisioned under the leadership of Mrs Indira Gandhi in the late 1970s and was started in the early 1980s, has been further consolidated with an exponentially expanded plan in the...
  • Pak tests nuclearcapable Babur cruise missile September 17, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday successfully test fired the nuclearcapable 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...
  • Brahmos cruise missile test fired successfully March 28, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Wednesday successfully test fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from the test range at Chandipur off Odisha coast. "The missile was test fired from a ground mobile launcher from the launch complex3 at about 1122 hours and the trial...
  • Army inducts 2nd BrahMos unit near Pak border March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Providing it a swift strike capability along the border with Pakistan, the Indian Army on Sunday inducted its second BrahMos supersonic cruise missile regiment in the western sector. It also successfully conducted a test of the 290km range missile to validate the unit's operationalisation. "In conformity and pursuit of operational...
  • Pakistan tests Hatf8 cruise missile April 29, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday successfully tested the nuclearcapable HatfVIII or Raad cruise missile which has a range of 350 kms, the military announced. The indigenously developed lowflying stealth design missile, which can carry a nuclear or a conventional warhead, was tested at an undisclosed location. The InterServices Public Relations said...
  • India to testfire submarinelaunched BrahMos March 12, 2011

    New Delhi: India will testfire the submarinelaunched version of the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile by the end of 2011. "We will testfire the underwater version of the missile by the end of this year (2011) after we get the pontoon for the purpose," BrahMos Aerospace chief A Sivathanu Pillai...
  • India testfires BrahMos cruise missile September 5, 2010

    Balasore: India on Sunday testfired the 290km range BrahMos cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off Orissa coast as part of trials by the defence forces to finetune its capability. "It was a user's trial by the defence forces," said a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)...
  • Pak has more nukes than India: Report June 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistan will have more nuclear warheads than India very soon, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Foundation. The report says Pakistan has 60 nuclear warheads and can produce 100 more at a very short notice. It says Pakistan is on line to increase its warhead...
  • 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 tests Brahmos cruise missile, says no link to 26/11 December 19, 2008

    New Delhi: India successfully tested a supersonic cruise missile from a moving ship for the first time on Thursday, in what officials said was a major boost for the South Asian nation's defence capabilities. The launch comes at a time of heightened tension between India and Pakistan over last month's...
  • India gets submarine missile power July 7, 2007

    New Delhi: India has declared itself capable of launching a nuclear missile from a submarine and has announced that a submarinebased cruise missile Sagarika has been developed and tested successfully. With the induction of Sagarika, India has completed the triad of India's nuclear weapons delivery systems. This was made known at a...
  • Army to induct 'successful' BrahMos June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Following its yet another successful test, the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is all set to be inducted into the Indian Army. The BrahMos missile, which is jointly developed by India and Russia, was successfully tested from a range at Chandipur near Balasore in Orissa on Sunday. This was the 14th...
  • Army to get BrahMos missile this year June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Indian Army will start inducting the supersonic cruise missile this year as the tests of the BrahMos complete successfully. A total of 13 tests were conducted with the missile jointly developed by India and Russia and the Indian Army was satisfied with its "precision hits", BrahMos Aerospace CEO...
  • Pakistan's answer to India's BrahMos June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Bringing many Indian cities within its reach, Pakistan on Thursday successfully testfired a nuclear capable cruise missile, which can avoid radar detection and has a range of 700 km. "The HatfVII missile, which is also called the Babur, has a range of 700 km and can carry various warheads...