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DRDO successfully tests third-generation anti-tank missile

New Delhi: The indigenously-developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was successfully tested by the Defence Research Development Organization in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool on Wednesday. The test on Wednesday was the third stage of successful testing of the MPATGM, a low-weight fire-and-forget missile.   The missile was launched from a man portable Tripod launcher and […]

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DRDO successfully test-fires guided bomb from Sukhoi fighter

New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb from the IAF’s frontline Su-30 MKI fighter at the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. According to a Defence Ministry statement, the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision. All […]

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DRDO successfully conducts flight test of ‘Abhyas’ drone

New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday conducted successfully flight test of ‘Abhyas, a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), which offers a realistic threat scenario for practice of weapon systems. The flight test was conducted at the Interim Test Range, Chandipur, in Odisha. It was tracked by various radars and electro-optic systems […]

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Most debris from A-SAT test has decayed: DRDO chief

New Delhi:  Most of the debris from the Anti-Satellite test has decayed and the remaining will also decay in a short period, DRDO Chairman Satheesh Reddy has said. He said the DRDO was continuously monitoring the situation but it was difficult to predict exactly how many days the remaining debris will take to decay. Reddy […]

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India successfully test fires Nirbhay missile

Bhubaneswar: India successfully test fired a sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay off the Odisha coast on Monday. The 1,000-km range missile was fired for a shorter range from a launch pad from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore district, said informed sources. Indigenously developed by the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), the Nirbhay missile […]

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Anti-Satellite poses no threat to International Space Station: DRDO chief

New Delhi:Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G. Satheesh Reddy said on Saturday that there was no possibility of debris from the anti-satellite (ASAT) test conducted by India on March 27 hitting the International Space Station (ISS). He said there were chances of some debris going up but since 10 days have passed since […]

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Defence satellite Emisat put into orbit by India

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday put the Emisat, an electronic intelligence satellite for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and 28 other foreign satellites into orbit in a copy book style. With Monday’s launch, India has successfully put into orbit 297 foreign satellites till date. The notable aspects of […]

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A-SAT test: Praise pours in, Congress says UPA initiated

New Delhi: Politicians across party lines on Wednesday congratulated the DRDO and space scientists for making India “a space superpower” after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that anti-satellite missile A-SAT successfully targeted a live satellite on low earth orbit, even as they criticised the government for taking credit and violating the election model code of […]