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‘Pralay’, India’s surface-to-surface ballistic missile, testfired successfully

New Delhi: India’s surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Pralay’ was successfully testfired on Wednesday, officials of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) said. According to the officials, Pralay can hit targets from 150 to 500 km. In a tweet on Wednesday, the DRDO said, “Indigenously developed new surface-to-surface conventional...

Rajasthan: BSF jawan killed, 3 injured in mishap

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and three others were injured when a shell accidentally burst during an exercise. The incident happened in the Pokhran field range on Tuesday late evening when a unit of the BSF was involved in an exercise. The shell fired from a 105 medium machine gun burst immediately...

India successfully test fires anti-radiation missile ‘Rudram’

In a major achievement, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test-fired India’s first anti-radiation missile “Rudram”. The missile was test-fired from a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet at the Integrated Test Range in Balasore off the east coast. Union defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday congratulated the DRDO for the “remarkable...

India successfully tests hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle

In a major achievement for India, an indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle was successfully flight tested on Monday. The hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle (HSTDV) is expected to power futuristic long-range missile systems and aerial platforms. The major breakthrough is going to further strengthen the Indian defence systems. The HSTDV has...