India Tests Nirbhay Cruise Missile

On November 7, the Indian Ministry of Defense announced that its Defense Research and Development Organization successfully test-fired the Nirbhay, an indigenous land-attack cruise missile. The Nirbhay was fired from…

India Agni-2 Missile Fails Test

On May 4, India test-fired its medium-range, nuclear-capable Agni-2 missile. The rocket was launched from Abdul Kalam Island, located off the east Indian coast. Certain Indian defense officials stated that…

India Announces MR-SAM Deal With Israel

On February 23, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a $2.5 billion purchase of Israel’s multi-range surface-to-air missile system (MR-SAM). The deal includes 40 firing units and 200 missiles, each…

India Tests New High-Altitude Interceptor Missile

On February 11, India conducted a test of its two-tier ballistic missile defense system. Reports indicate that an exo-atmospheric interceptor, also called the “Prithvi Defense Vehicle” (PDV), successfully launched from India’s…

India Conducts Sixth Test-Launch of Agni-4 Missile

On January 2, 2017, India conducted the sixth test-launch of its Agni-4 nuclear-capable ballistic missile from Wheeler Island. India’s Defense Research and Development Organization claimed the test was a success, and described…

India Conducts Fourth Agni-5 Test-Launch

On December 26, 2016, India conducted the fourth test of its indigenously developed Agni-5 nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast. Agni-5 reportedly has the potential to…