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…

India Successfully Test Fires Prahaar Ballistic Missile

India Successfully Test Fires Prahaar Ballistic Missile

On September 20, India successfully tested its indigenously produced Prahaar short-range ballistic missile from its facility in Odisha. A defense official stated the missile was launched from a road-mobile launcher…

India Fires 3 Sub-launched Ballistic Missiles

India Fires 3 Sub-launched Ballistic Missiles

The New Indian Express newspaper reported that India carried out three test launches of its B-05 submarine-launched ballistic missiles between August 11 and 12.  These test firings were reportedly successful…