Defence

National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II)

India is in talks with United States to procure NASAMS-II It features new 3D mobile surveillance radars and 12 missile launchers for quicker reaction. NASAMS-II is highly adaptable mid-range solution for any operational air defence requirement. It provides tailorable, state-of-the-art defence system that can maximise the ability to quickly identify, engage and destroy current and evolving …

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Spike Missile

Spike is an Israeli anti-tank missile. It is man-portable fire-and-forget missile. It is an anti-tank guided missile. India is likely to soon finalise with Israel purchase of a batch of Spike anti-tank guided missiles.  

Barak Missile

  Barak is a Hebrew word for lightening It is an Indian-Israeli Long Range surface-to-air missile It is nuclear capable ballistic missile It is designed to defend against any type of airborne threat including aircraft, helicopters, anti-ship missiles, and UAVs as well as cruise missiles and combat jets out to a maximum range of 70 km It has maximum speed …

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Astra Missile

  It is a beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) Astra is capable of engaging targets at varying range and altitudes allowing for engagement of both short-range targets (up to 20 km) and long-range targets (up to 80 km) using alternative propulsion modes. It is indigenously developed by DRDO. It is a single stage solid fuelled missile. It is radar …

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Akash Missile

 Akash Missile System Indigenously developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under the Integrated Guided-Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) Mid-range surface-to-air anti-aircraft missile Supersonic speeds ranging from Mach 2.8 to 3.5 Nuclear capable It is multi target, multi directional, all weather air-defence system consisting of surveillance and tracking radars. Akash is powered by Ramjet-rocket propulsion system

INS Arihant

INS Arihant is India’s first indigenously-designed, developed and manufactured nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine. It was designed in 1990s and its development project was officially acknowledged in 1998. Its design is based on the Russian Akula-1 class submarine. It was launched in 2009 and its nuclear reactor went critical in 2013 and it was commissioned in …

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Rafale Aircraft

It is a 4th generation, twin-engine, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is capable of carrying out all combat missions: air defence, interception, ground support, in-depth strikes, reconnaissance, anti-ship strikes and nuclear deterrence. An active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar which enables the pilot to look 200 to 400 kms away. It gives long range precision strike capability, …

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INS Vikramaditya

  INS Vikramaditya is the country’s most powerful aircraft carrier. It was built in 1987 and had served the Soviet navy (named as Baku). It was later renamed Admiral Gorshkov under the Russian navy. The Indian navy purchased the vessel in 2004 and commissioned it in November 2013 at Severodvinsk in Russia. It can carry …

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Brahmos

Brahmos Supersonic cruise missile Designed and developed by BrahMos Aerospace, a joint venture of India and Russia It has derived its name from the names of two rivers, India’s Brahmaputra River and Russia’s Moskva River. It operates on fire and forget principal Capable of being launched from land, sea, sub-sea and air against sea and …

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