India Deploys Air Defenses Near Chinese Border

India Deploys Air Defenses Near Chinese Border

In late June, India’s armed forces deployed the Akash quick-reaction surface-to-air missile (SAM) system to eastern Ladakh in Kashmir amid tensions with China. The system was deployed “to prevent any…

US State Department Approves Harpoon Sale to India

US State Department Approves Harpoon Sale to India

On April 13, the U.S. State Department approved a potential $92 million sale of AGM-84L Harpoon air-launched missiles to India. The deal comprises 10 Harpoon missiles and associated parts, training…

India Developing New Tactical Ballistic Missile

India Developing New Tactical Ballistic Missile

On February 7, Indian officials confirmed the ongoing development of the Pranash, a tactical ballistic missile with a 200 km range. The Pranash missile is reportedly an upgraded derivative of…

India Reveals New Cruise, Antiship Missiles

India Reveals New Cruise, Antiship Missiles

On February 6, India’s Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) announced the completion of the Nirbhay cruise missile development project and revealed several cruise  and antiship missiles under development. The…

India Test Fires Sub-Launched Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Sub-Launched Ballistic Missile

On January 24, India successfully test fired its K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile, marking the second launch this month. Conducted near the Bay of Bengal, the tests reportedly verified the missile’s…

India Test Fires Sub-launched Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Sub-launched Ballistic Missile

 On January 19, India test fired its K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a submerged pontoon off the country’s east coast. According to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) sources,…

India Completes Surface-to-Air Missile Trials

India Completes Surface-to-Air Missile Trials

On December 23, India successfully completed two flight tests of the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM), a domestically-developed anti-air missile with a 30 km range. In a statement,…

Philippines to Order BrahMos Missile

Philippines to Order BrahMos Missile

On December 17, Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Manila would purchase the BrahMos cruise missile from India in early 2020. Speaking to Philippine press, Lorenzana added that the Philippine…