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…

India Test Fires Akash Surface-to-Air Missile

India Test Fires Akash Surface-to-Air Missile

On May 27, India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test fired an updated version of its Akash surface-to-air missile. The missile, which entered service in 2015, has a…

India Test Fires BrahMos Missile

India Test Fires BrahMos Missile

On May 22, the Indian Air Force successfully test fired the BrahMos antiship cruise missile from an Su-30MKI fighter. The weapon, co-developed by India and Russia, is among the fastest…

Pakistan Test Fires Shaheen 2 Missile

Pakistan Test Fires Shaheen 2 Missile

On May 23, Pakistan’s military successfully tested the Shaheen 2, a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional payloads. The missile, which can travel up to 1,500 km,…