India Test Fires BrahMos Missile

India Test Fires BrahMos Missile

On October 21-22, the Indian Air Force successfully test fired two surface-launched BrahMos missiles off the Andaman Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. According to the Indian Ministry of…

India Tests Indigenous BrahMos Variant

India Tests Indigenous BrahMos Variant

On September 30, India flight tested an updated BrahMos cruise missile with an Indian-built propulsion system, airframe, power supply, and other components. The missile flew 290 km from its launch…

India Tests Indigenous Air-to-Air Missile

India Tests Indigenous Air-to-Air Missile

On September 16, the Indian Air Force successfully tested the Astra, its first indigenous medium-range air-to-air missile. According to a Ministry of Defence press release, an Indian Su-30 MKI fighter…

India to Field Coastal Antiship Missiles

India to Field Coastal Antiship Missiles

On August 9, India’s Defence Acquisition Council cleared the purchase of new ground-launched antiship missile batteries. The Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries planned for acquisition would use the Indo-Russian…

India Tests Surface-To-Air Missile

India Tests Surface-To-Air Missile

On August 4, India successfully test fired the indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) at a range in Odisha. In a statement, India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)…

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On June 27, the Indian Army successfully test fired a Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) off the country’s Odisha Coast. Officials described the flight as a routine test. The liquid-fueled…

India Conducts First Flight Test of Hypersonic Vehicle

India Conducts First Flight Test of Hypersonic Vehicle

On June 12, India flight tested its Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off the Odisha coast. Official sources offered inconclusive statements of test results; though initially claimed to be successful,…

India Test Fires Brahmos Missile

India Test Fires Brahmos Missile

On June 4, India’s Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) successfully tested an antiship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. The launch took place on a test range off the…