India Conducts Seventh Test-Launch of Agni-4

India Conducts Seventh Test-Launch of Agni-4

On December 23, India’s Strategic Forces Command conducted a flight test of its Agni-4 intermediate-range ballistic missile. The test took place on Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast, and was…

India Test Fires Agni-5 ICBM and Four SAMs

India Test Fires Agni-5 ICBM and Four SAMs

On December 10, India test launched its Agni-5 nuclear-capable ICBM off the Odisha coast. Indian defense sources said this was India’s seventh successful trial of the Agni-5, which was conducted…

India Signs Deal for Two Russian-Built Guided Missile Frigates

India Signs Deal for Two Russian-Built Guided Missile Frigates

On October 30, reports emerged that India completed a deal with Russia to acquire two Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356/Talwar-class) guided-missile frigates currently under construction in Kaliningrad to be delivered in…

Indian Navy to Receive Israeli Barak-8 LR-SAM

Indian Navy to Receive Israeli Barak-8 LR-SAM

On October 30, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced that it concluded a $777 million deal with India for the Barak-8 Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-SAM) Air and Missile Defense (AMD) system….

India Conducts Successful Agni-1 Flight Test

India Conducts Successful Agni-1 Flight Test

On October 30, the Indian Army conducted a night test of its Agni-1 ballistic missile from a test range off the Odisha coast. The test was part of the Strategic…

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On October 6, India’s Strategic Forces Command conducted a successful test launch of its indigenously produced Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missile. The Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) reported the missile…

India Signs S-400 Purchase Deal

India Signs S-400 Purchase Deal

On October 5, Indian President Narendra Modi signed a $5 billion deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system. The deal was closed despite warnings…

India Test Fires Astra Air-to-Air Missile

India Test Fires Astra Air-to-Air Missile

On September 26, India conducted a successful test of its indigenously produced Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), or “Astra,” off the Odisha coast. The missile was fired from an…

India Successfully Tests Prithvi Interceptor

India Successfully Tests Prithvi Interceptor

On September 23, India conducted a successful test of its Prithvi Defense Vehicle (PDV), an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile which is designed to engage medium-range ballistic missiles (MRBMs) at an altitude…