Short Range Missile

  • North Korea fires three short-range missiles May 18, 2013

    Seoul: North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's Defence Ministry said, but the purpose of the launches was unknown. Launches by the North of short-term missiles are not uncommon, but the ministry would not speculate whether these latest launches were part of a test...
  • N Korea test fires short-range missiles: reports March 30, 2012

    Seoul: North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its west coast on Thursday believed to be part of a test to upgrade capabilities, said news reports published on Friday, quoting South Korean military officials. North Korea has raised tensions in recent weeks by announcing it would launch a rocket to put...
  • North Korea test-fired missile on Monday: Report December 19, 2011

    Seoul: North Korea test-fired a short-range missile on its eastern coast on Monday, the day its leader Kim Jong-il's death was announced, South Korean media reported. An unnamed South Korean official was quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying he did not believe the launch was linked to the announcement of...
  • Short-range Prahaar missile test successful July 21, 2011

    Chandipur-on-sea (Orissa): India on Thursday successfully conducted the first test-fire of its indigenously developed short-range, quick reaction, tactical missile Prahaar from the Integrated Test Range off Orissa coast. "The test launch was fully successful as the surface-to-surface, sleek missile mounted on a road mobile launcher, roared into an overcast sky, seconds...
  • India tries second strike capability missle Shaurya November 13, 2008

    New Delhi: India is beefing up its nuclear second strike capability. On Wednesday, it revealed a new generation ballistic missile, Shaurya, which is aimed at evading enemy detection. This 600-km range sub-surface weapon is a variant of the undersea K-15, widely considered India's biggest missile breakthrough. The missile which is...