Test Fired

  • Surface-to-air 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 indigenously-developed surface-to-air 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 test-fired from Odisha coast February 21, 2014

    India on Friday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air 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 complex-3 at 11.22 AM," a defence official...
  • Nuclear capable Agni-II missile successfully test fired April 7, 2013

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

    Balasore: India on Thursday test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II 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 surface-to-surface missile was conducted at around 0907 hrs from a mobile launcher from...
  • Agni-IV missile test-fired off Odisha coast September 19, 2012

    Balasore: India on Wednesday test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic missile Agni-IV 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 complex-4 of ITR at Wheeler Island, about 100 km from Balasore, at...
  • India test-fires Agni-II missile successfully August 9, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: India test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile on Thursday from the Wheeler island of Odisha coast at 8:45 am. The medium-range missile with a range of over 2,000 km has been already inducted and is part of Strategic Forces arsenal for nuclear deterrence. The two-stage missile, equipped with...
  • Army test-fires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos July 29, 2012

    Balasore: India on Sunday test-fired 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 test-fire of India's Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V 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 test-fires missiles in Gulf exercise January 3, 2012

    Tehran: Iran said on Monday it had successfully test-fired what it described as two long-range 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 test-fires nuclear capable Agni-I missile December 1, 2011

    Balasore: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-I 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 surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test fired from...
  • N-capable Prithvi-II successfully test-fired September 26, 2011

    Balasore (Orissa): India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II 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 surface-to-surface 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 10-day 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 Prithvi-II ballistic missiles test-fired December 22, 2010

    Balasore: India on Wednesday test-fired two Prithvi-II nuclear-capable 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 surface-to-surface missiles mounted on mobile launchers were test-fired from the launch complex-3 in the ITR...
  • Prithvi missile fails to take off during trial September 24, 2010

    Balasore (Orissa): India's indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II 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...
  • Prithvi-II missile successfully test-fired June 18, 2010

    Balasore: India on Friday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, nuclear-capable, ballistic missile Prithvi-II 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 complex-3 in the ITR at around 6:50 am,...
  • India test fires nuke-capable Agni-II in night trial November 23, 2009

    Balasore (Orissa): India has successfully conducted its first night-trial of nuclear-capable Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile from Wheeler island off Orissa coast. It had been decided to test the nuclear capable Agni-II 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 surface-to-surface cruise missile could have failed in its first-ever user trial on Tuesday at the Pokhran test range of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. Sources say the Indo-Russian missile failed to hit its target after it was fired by the Army on Tuesday morning. The test-firing is first ever to...
  • India test-fires BrahMos cruise missile January 20, 2009

    New Delhi: India test-fired 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 test-fired for the...
  • Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable missile April 19, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead on Saturday, the military said. The Shaheen-2 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 non-conventional 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...
  • Agni-III test-fired successfully April 12, 2007

    New Delhi: India on Thursday joined the exclusive club of nations having inter-continental nuclear-capable missiles with the successful test-firing of Agni-III. Inter-continental missile reach is considered the benchmark in establishing nuclear weapons capability and the success of Agni-III provided India a more assured second-strike capability. The Agni III is the country’s longest-range...
  • Agni-III to test India's firepower April 12, 2007

    New Delhi: India is putting its missile reach to test again. Agni-III, India's most potent nuclear capable missile, is likely to be test-fired on Thursday. The test firing of the Agni-III missile from the Wheeler Island in the Bay of Bengal on Thursday seeks to demonstrate how far India can...
  • Pakistan tests short-range missile March 3, 2007

    Islamabad: Pakistan successfully test-fired a short-range nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Saturday, the military said. The Hatf-II Abdali had a range of 200 km, it said in a statement. "The test was aimed at validation of the desired technical parameters which has been successfully achieved," the military said in a...
  • India successfully test fires Brahmos June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: India successfully test-fired supersonic cruise missile Brahmos on Sunday at Chandipur, Orissa. After a vertical lift-off at 1215 hours IST, the surface-to-surface missile rose into the sky leaving behind a ribbon of white smoke, defence sources said. "The launch was successful but we will have to analyse data for making...
  • India tests two Prithvi-2 missiles November 27, 2006

    Balasore: For the first time, India's defence scientists on Monday experimented with the coordinated launch of two surface-to-surface Prithvi-2 missiles from two different test ranges on the Orissa coast. The Prithvi-2, as a target missile, was first launched from the launch complex no. 3 of the integrated test range (ITR)...
  • Prithvi missile successfully testfired November 19, 2006

    Balasore (Orissa): India successfully testfired the indigenously built medium range surface-to-surface missile Prithvi from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on Chandipur-on-sea, about 15 km from Balasore. According to the ITR sources, the missile, developed by the Defence Research Development Organisation(DRDO), was test fired from a mobile launcher from the launch complex...
  • Iran test fires 2000-pound guided bomb September 7, 2006

    Tehran: Iran on Thursday ended its large-scale military exercises by testing firing a 2000-pound guided bomb, state-run television reported. ''It is a flying bomb and can be used as a guided long-range air-to-surface missile,'' General Amir Amini, deputy commander of Iran's air force, told state TV. Amini added that the bomb was...