Missile Defence

  • India tests ballistic missile shield 23-11-2012 04:20 PM

    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 test-fired a supersonic interceptor missile which destroyed a...
  • India's missile defence shield ready 06-05-2012 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: India has developed missile defence shield which can be put in place at short notice to protect at least two cities, bringing the country on par with an elite group of few nations. The shield, developed by DRDO, has been tested successfully and an incoming ballistic missile with...
  • More doubts cast on US' missile defence plan 04-05-2012 02:50 PM

    Washington: The National Academy of Sciences is casting more doubt on whether the Obama administration's European-based missile defence shield can protect the United States and recommends scrapping key parts of the system. The academy's assessment could complicate White House efforts to persuade Congress to fund the still-developing programme. Though the...
  • Obama's missile defence comments raises a storm 28-03-2012 11:14 AM

    Barack Obama's comments to Dmitry Medvedev that he would have 'more flexibility' on the contentious European missile defence issue have raised a storm in the US. ...
  • Obama congratulates president-elect Putin 10-03-2012 10:09 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama called Russia's president-elect Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his victory in the recently held elections, the White House said. Obama highlighted achievements in US-Russia relations over the past three years with President Dmitry Medvedev, including cooperation on Afghanistan, the conclusion and ratification of the...
  • Antony asks DRDO to build credible missile system 03-06-2011 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday asked the DRDO to prioritise the development of 5,000 km range ballistic missile while building a credible missile defence system for the country. He also congratulated the Defence Research Development Organisation for developing the interceptor missile allowing India to join an...
  • Putin warns US over missile shield 29-04-2007 10:41 PM

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  • Russia can hit US missile defences: Gen 05-03-2007 09:04 PM

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