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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 the solid-fueled Prahaar missile, which possesses a maximum range of 150 km. The officials also highlighted the missile’s export potential, noting the Pranash would “be...

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 first, dubbed the Long Range Land Attack Cruise Missile (LRLACM) will reportedly possess a range of 1,000 km; developmental flights are expected to begin in...

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 “capability to emerge straight from underwater and undertake its parabolic trajectory.” According to defense sources, the K-4 “is now virtually ready” for its serial production....

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, the test “met the desired parameters” and demonstrated the missile’s enhanced accuracy. The K-4 missile has a range of approximately 3,500 km and is planned...

Official: India Completes Indigenous Ballistic Missile Defense System

The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) have reportedly completed development of the country’s indigenous Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) program, according to a senior government official speaking on January 8. The system is intended to defend India’s National Capital Region. Once approved by the Indian Prime Minister’s Office, deployment is...

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, India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) said that the tests were conducted with “full configuration in deployment mode” and marked the completion of the...

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 armed forces would buy “two batteries” of BrahMos systems with three launchers apiece. BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile with a range of 290 km...

India Tests BrahMos Missile

On December 17, India successfully test fired two variants of the BrahMos cruise missile near the Bay of Bengal. After testing a ground-launched missile, the Indian military tested an air-launched BrahMos variant, successfully meeting test parameters. The BrahMos missile is a supersonic cruise missile with a range of 300 km. Related Links: 2 versions of...

India Tests Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On December 4, India successfully conducted a night test of the Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missile. Launched from India’s Integrated Test Range (ITR) in the Bay of Bengal, the missile successfully met all test objectives in its routine trial. The Prithvi-II missile is a liquid-fueled ballistic missile with a range of 250 to 350 kilometers.  Related...

India Agni-3 Missile Test Fails

On November 30, India test fired an Agni-3 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) from the Odisha Coast in the country’s eastern region. Reports indicate the launch was unsuccessful. This test marks India’s fourth Agni-3 test, and was the first conducted at night. The Agni-3 is a two-stage solid-fueled ballistic missile with a range of 3,500 km. ...