Interceptor

  • Israel says won't talk Gaza truce while under fire August 10, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel said on Sunday it was prepared for protracted military action in Gaza and would not return to Egyptianmediated ceasefire talks as long as Palestinians kept up crossborder rocket and mortar fire. The head of the Palestinian delegation in Cairo had said it would leave unless Israeli negotiators, who flew...
  • Israel deploys more missile interceptors, Gaza death toll up to 125 July 12, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter strongerthanexpected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 19 people, medics said. The Jewish state kept options open for a possible ground offensive into densely populated...
  • India successfully testfires new interceptor missile April 27, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Saturday successfully testfired a new interceptor missile capable of neutralising any incoming longrange missile at higher altitude. The interceptor, positioned at launch pad IV of Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, about 100 km from here, roared into the sky at about 9:10 am to hit its...
  • Snooping case: Defence Ministry seeks clarifications from Army January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has sought clarifications from the Army on reports that equipment allegedly used by former chief Gen VK Singh to snoop on some government functionaries may have been destroyed. The ministry asked the Army to clarify the reports suggesting that offtheairinterceptors with the Technical Support Division set...
  • India tests ballistic missile shield November 24, 2012

    Balasore: India on Friday successfully tested its indigenously developed ballistic missile shield off the coast of Odisha and said it is readying to deploy the system in the National Capital Region for protection against hostile missiles. As part of the exercise, it testfired a supersonic interceptor missile which destroyed a...
  • India test fires interceptor missile successfully February 10, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): As part of its plan to deploy a twolayer ballistic missile defence system, India on Friday successfully testfired indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from the Integrated Test Range off Odisha coast. A surfacetosurface target missile a modified 'Prithvi' was first lifted from the launch Complex III in...
  • Trial of interceptor missile, AgniV soon February 8, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): As part of its plan to deploy a reliable twolayer ballistic missile defence (BMD) system, India is gearing up to conduct another trial of its interceptor missile very soon. "The test is likely to be conducted from Odisha coast within a couple of days and the range preparation for...
  • India successfully tests missile interceptor March 6, 2011

    Balasore (Orissa): India successfully testfired indigenously developed interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming hostile ballistic missile, on Sunday from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheeler Island off Orissa coast. "Aimed at developing a full fledged multilayer Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system, the trial was carried out from two launch sites...
  • India testfires interceptor missile July 26, 2010

    Balasore: India on Monday successfully testfired its indigenously developed interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming hostile ballistic missile, from the Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island off Orissa coast. Aimed at developing a fullfledged multilayer Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system, the trial was carried out from two launch...
  • Bangalore cops use technology to counter accidents July 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Nineteen people dead and 32 injured over the last one week the highway to the new Bangalore International Airport has become virtually a death trap. The hassled police are now changing gears. They are turning to technology in their attempt to check overspeeding drivers. The laser gun,...
  • Pak erects mobile towers near LoC, worries India May 4, 2008

    New Delhi: In what Indian security officials find alarming, Pakistani mobile phone service providers are believed to have erected nine mobile towers in their territory along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. In February this year, the Vigilance and Telecom Monitoring Cell of the Department of Telecommunications conducted...
  • 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...