anti satellite missile

India's space force set to take off? Centre approves agency to develop weapons

The decision was taken at the topmost level by the government some time ago and the agency has started taking shape under a Joint Secretary-level scientist.

published on : 11th June 2019

Pakistan, Russia vow to prevent outer space from becoming arena for military confrontation

Pakistan's ties with Russia have moved past the bitter Cold War hostilities and the chill in the US-Pakistan relations has further pushed the country towards Russia and China.

published on : 22nd May 2019

India's anti-satellite missile test created 400 pieces of debris, endangered ISS: NASA

While terming the whole matter as a terrible thing, NASA head Jim Bridenstine also told the media that not all of the pieces were big enough to track. 

published on : 2nd April 2019

'Foolish to betray defence secrets': P Chidambaram on PM's Mission Shakti address

PM Modi on Wednesday announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite under 'Mission Shakti'.

published on : 30th March 2019

Mission Shakti:  US takes note of India's first anti-missile test; expresses concern over space debris

The test makes India the fourth country in the world after the US, Russia and China to acquire the strategic capability to shoot down enemy satellites.

published on : 28th March 2019

Mission Shakti: Successful ASAT missile test puts India in exclusive club of space powers

Speaking on Mission Shakti, former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientist Dr Ravi Gupta said the technology was available since 2010 but not demonstrated till now.

published on : 28th March 2019

India gets into 'Hit-to-Kill' mode with its new anti-satellite missile

With the successful test, India entered the elite club of four nations which have such specialised and modern capability. Others in the club are the US, Russia and China.

published on : 27th March 2019

UPA govt lacked political will to demonstrate anti-satellite missile capability: Ex-ISRO chief Nair

Madhavan Nair said Modi has the political will and courage to show anti-satellite missile capability to whole world.

published on : 27th March 2019

Anti-Satellite technology will be deterrent in event of space war: Experts

The former Air Force officer and other experts said India has possessed the anti-missile technology for several years but needed the political go-ahead to actually test it in live conditions.

published on : 27th March 2019

India's Mission Shakti: Pakistan says it's against militarisation of outer space; China urges for peace

In New Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that India has no intention of entering into an arms race in outer space.

published on : 27th March 2019