The unique weapon system, best in its class in the world, has empowered all three wings of the Indian armed forces with impeccable land attack and anti-ship capability
Developed by DRDO, the missile was test-fired using a live warhead for the first time against the high performance unmanned aerial target Banshee that mimicked an enemy aircraft
The missile is canisterised for transportation and launch using a mobile launcher capable of carrying 6 canisterised missiles, the defence ministry said in a release.
Pinaka is the first indigenous rocket system designed, developed, and produced by DRDO with the help of private industries.
The premier military research organisation said a total of six rockets were launched in quick succession and the tests met "complete mission objectives".
The Nag Missile system fired from a Nag Missile Carrier (NAMICA) can take our targets at ranges of 4 to 7 kilometres and is fitted with an advanced seeker to home on to its target.
The government has already announced its vision to make India a global hub of defence manufacturing, and initiated a series of reform measures to encourage the domestic defence industry.
The DRDO testfired the HSTDV on September 7 which is expected to lay the foundation for the development of a hypersonic cruise missile system.
The missile was test-fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from an integrated test range in Balasore in Odisha at around 10:30 AM.
The missile is integrated on SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft as the launch platform and has the capability of varying ranges based on launch conditions.
Capable of neutralising enemy radars, surveillance systems, communication sites and other radio frequency emitting targets, Rudram is the country’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile for the IAF
As part of his plan, he impersonated G Satheesh Reddy, DRDO chairman, to make his friend believe him and arranged a fake and fabricated ID card and project work to him.
SMART is a hybrid missile that incorporates technologies of two different weapon systems making it faster and stealthier. With this, India has got an anti-submarine weapon with much higher range.
The missile, a land variant of Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) K-15, had completed its developmental trials in 2011.
ATGM has been developed with a capability to launch from multiple platforms and is currently undergoing technical evaluation trials from 120 mm rifled gun of MBT Arjun.