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Iran missile 'accidentally' strikes own ship killing 19 sailors

11 May 2020

Iran missile 'accidentally' strikes own ship killing 19 sailors

An Iranian warship was struck by "friendly fire" in the Gulf of Oman leaving 19 sailors dead and 15 others wounded, Iran's Army said.

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

09 May 2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

On Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range missiles, says South Korea military. Reportedly, the missiles were fired from the town of Sino-ri, Northwest of capital Pyongyang, eastwards into the sea.

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

06 Mar 2019

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of a test facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to the analysis of satellite imagery from a US think tank.

India v/s Pakistan: A comparison of military strength and weapons

26 Feb 2019

India v/s Pakistan: A comparison of military strength and weapons

In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, ties between India and Pakistan have sharply deteriorated.

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

18 Feb 2019

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

Iran yesterday launched a locally-made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country's latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the US.

India successfully tests Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile 'Helina' from Odisha

08 Feb 2019

India successfully tests Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile 'Helina' from Odisha

India test-fired its helicopter-launched version of one of the most-advanced anti-tank weapons from the Odisha coast today.

Kauravas were test tube babies, claims Andhra University head

05 Jan 2019

Kauravas were test tube babies, claims Andhra University head

Speaking at Indian Science Congress on Friday, Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao said Kauravas were test tube babies and Ravana had several airports in Sri Lanka.

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in 6-months

10 Dec 2018

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in 6-months

India has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000km, from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast today.

US to end landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty with Russia

22 Oct 2018

US to end landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty with Russia

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will pull out of a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia that limited the number of missiles in the two nations, accusing Moscow of violating the deal.

Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia

18 Sep 2018

Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia

Russia's Defense Ministry said one of its reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people on board has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.

Indo-Israel missile defense system to be procured by Israeli Navy

16 Aug 2018

Indo-Israel missile defense system to be procured by Israeli Navy

The multi-purpose Barak-8 missile defense system, jointly developed by India and Israel, will be procured by Israeli Navy to protect its exclusive economic zones and strategic facilities from diversified threats in the marine arena, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said.

Supersonic interceptor missile successfully test-fired off Odisha coast

02 Aug 2018

Supersonic interceptor missile successfully test-fired off Odisha coast

India today successfully test-fired an indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from a test range off the Odisha coast to validate "some improved features", defense sources said.

#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-V missile for 6th time

03 Jun 2018

#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-V missile for 6th time

Days after the 20th anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests, India test-fired the nuclear-capable Agni-V missile from the Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast.

BrahMos, world's fastest supersonic cruise missile, successfully flight tested

22 Mar 2018

BrahMos, world's fastest supersonic cruise missile, successfully flight tested

India's BrahMoS, the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile, was successfully flight tested from Rajasthan's Pokhran test range today.

Armed forces need over 400 drones to step up defense

24 Feb 2018

Armed forces need over 400 drones to step up defense

To step up its defense, Indian armed forces require more than 400 drones, including directed energy weapons (DEWs) and submarine-launched remotely piloted aircraft, over the next 10 years.

#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires indigenous nuclear-capable missile Agni-I

06 Feb 2018

#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires indigenous nuclear-capable missile Agni-I

India test-fired the indigenous nuclear-capable Agni-I missile today from the test range at Abdul Kalam Island, off the Odisha coast.

India will begin talks to acquire Israeli anti-tank missiles

05 Feb 2018

India will begin talks to acquire Israeli anti-tank missiles

Weeks after India cancelled the $500bn deal to buy anti-tank guided missile Spike from Israel, the deal is back on track.

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army short of 68,000 anti-tank missiles, 850 launchers

29 Jan 2018

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army short of 68,000 anti-tank missiles, 850 launchers

Indian Army is reportedly facing "critical operational deficiency"; it is short of 68,000 anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) and 850 launchers of different varieties.

"Fat-finger errors" and the Hawaii missile alert debacle

20 Jan 2018

"Fat-finger errors" and the Hawaii missile alert debacle

A few days back, residents of Hawaii witnessed 38 minutes of panic after the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency mistakenly issued a ballistic missile warning.

PornHub Report: Hawaii watched porn after false missile alert

18 Jan 2018

PornHub Report: Hawaii watched porn after false missile alert

According to porn website PornHub's recently released report, citizens of Hawaii started or resumed watching porn right after the news of a ballistic missile heading towards the state turned out to be false.

#DefenseDiaries: India test-fires nuclear-capable missile Agni-V in final configuration

18 Jan 2018

#DefenseDiaries: India test-fires nuclear-capable missile Agni-V in final configuration

India tested the nuclear-capable Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today in its final configuration from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

Hawaii: False emergency warning of ballistic missile attack triggers panic

14 Jan 2018

Hawaii: False emergency warning of ballistic missile attack triggers panic

Earlier today, Hawaiians experienced a sense of extreme panic and relief in a span of half an hour. A mistaken emergency alert was sent to residents warning them of an imminent missile attack. An employee at the state emergency management agency reportedly pushed the "wrong button."

Report: China's new hypersonic missile can target India, Japan, US

03 Jan 2018

Report: China's new hypersonic missile can target India, Japan, US

China's new hypersonic ballistic missile can reportedly hit military targets in the US, India and Japan.

Turkey signs $2.5bn deal with Russia for missiles, NATO concerned

30 Dec 2017

Turkey signs $2.5bn deal with Russia for missiles, NATO concerned

Turkey and Russia have reportedly signed a $2.5 billion deal for Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Ankara.

#DefenseDiaires: India successfully tests AAD supersonic ballistic missile interceptor

28 Dec 2017

#DefenseDiaires: India successfully tests AAD supersonic ballistic missile interceptor

India's homegrown Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic interceptor missile conducted a successful test by intercepting an incoming simulated hostile ballistic missile at a low altitude over the Bay of Bengal.

US imposes sanctions on North Korean missile developers

27 Dec 2017

US imposes sanctions on North Korean missile developers

America has imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials who are allegedly responsible for developing the country's nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.

Saudi Arabia intercepts rebel-fired ballistic missiles from Yemen

20 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia intercepts rebel-fired ballistic missiles from Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition forces fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen have reportedly intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the latter above Saudi Arabia's capital city, Riyadh.

North Korea crisis: US, Japan South Korea hold missile-tracking drills

11 Dec 2017

North Korea crisis: US, Japan South Korea hold missile-tracking drills

North Korea has been advancing its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace stoking fear within the international community.

Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?

03 Dec 2017

Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?

North Korea launches highest-ever missile that reached 4,500km altitude

29 Nov 2017

North Korea launches highest-ever missile that reached 4,500km altitude

North Korea has test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which reached an altitude of 4,500km and flew 960km.

Meet #GES2017 Speaker Tessy Thomas, the Missile Woman of India!

29 Nov 2017

Meet #GES2017 Speaker Tessy Thomas, the Missile Woman of India!

Dr. Tessy Thomas, the "Missile Woman of India", is going to address Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 in Hyderabad.

#DefenseDiaries: Prithvi is India's first 'Made-in-India' and 'Made-by-India' ballistic missile

27 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Prithvi is India's first 'Made-in-India' and 'Made-by-India' ballistic missile

The debate continues to rage on the need for greater indigenization of India's military arsenal.

#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon

22 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon

India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos-A supersonic Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.

ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble

22 Nov 2017

ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble

ISRO is determined to take India's status even higher in the global space program.

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

18 Nov 2017

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

Satellite images of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate that the regime is following an "aggressive schedule" to operationalize its first ballistic missile submarine, the US-based research institute 38 North has reported.

#DefenseDiaries: How the Delhi-class destroyers revolutionized India's naval shipbuilding?

17 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: How the Delhi-class destroyers revolutionized India's naval shipbuilding?

In 1997, the Indian Navy commissioned INS Delhi, the first of three Delhi-Class Destroyers.

#DefenseDiaries: India tests Nirbhay cruise missile, here's why it matters

07 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: India tests Nirbhay cruise missile, here's why it matters

After two back-to-back failures, India successfully conducted a flight test of the indigenous 1,000-km ranged subsonic Nirbhay cruise missile.

Intelligence-reports: North Korea may conduct missile test before Trump's visit

03 Nov 2017

Intelligence-reports: North Korea may conduct missile test before Trump's visit

After briefly traveling on the road to nuclear escalation, US-North Korea relations have been relatively calm this past month.

Tensions simmer as North Korea launches ballistic missile over Japan

15 Sep 2017

Tensions simmer as North Korea launches ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea fired a ballistic missile which flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido island before landing far out into the Pacific Ocean.

India successfully tests 'fire and forget' missile Prospina

11 Sep 2017

India successfully tests 'fire and forget' missile Prospina

India tested its indigenously-built third generation 'fire and forget' anti-tank missile, Prospina in Rajasthan.