With this historic flight, the Agni-5 weapon system has entered the stage of serial production is ready to be deployed with the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) the Indian Armed Forces. Following are some unique features of i-5:
. Can carry a 1.5-tonne nuclear/thermonuclear warhead up to a range of 5500 km which qualifies it as India’s first three-stage solid fuelled ICBM.
. If the weight of the warhead is reduced, the range can be enhanced beyond 8000 km and possibly up to 9000 km.
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INDIA SUCCESSFULLY TESTS NEW LONG-RANGE BOMB
An Indian Air Force(IAF) team and the Defence Research and Development organization (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested the country's first indigenously developed long-range bomb (LRB) from a Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet over Balasore in Odhisha in October.
INDIA'S AGNI-5 ICBM OPERATIONALISED:ROAD TO AGNI-6 CLEARED
On October 27, India executed the final test flight of the Agni- 5 thermonuclear-capable ICBM (Intercontinental-range Ballistic Missile) from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile traveled almost 5000 km before splashing down into the Southern Indian Ocean.
PARAMILITARY MODERNISATION: AN URGENT NEED OF THE HOUR
At a time when the India is facing significant internal security threats both internally and externally, t is high time to reshape the strategic dynamics by modernising the paramilitary forces,
‘PRIVATE SECTOR HAS HUGE POTENTIAL IN INDIA'S AEROSPACE INDUSTRY'
This is an opportune moment for private players to make their presence felt. The DPSUs are beginning o outsource some of their work to MSMEs and private industry, but it is now high time for the industry to step into the big league, ays AIR CHIEF MARSHAL IVEK RAM CHAUDHARI VSM AVSM VM ADC in this exclusive interaction with geopolitics
“WE ARE PREPARED TO HANDLE A TWO-FRONT CONTINGENCY”
Newly appointed AIR CHIEF MARSHAL VIVEK RAM CHAUDHARI PVSM AVSM VM ADC is confident that the Indian Air Force is ready and prepared. The ACM has an air of relaxed confidence and a complete command of the issues that confront the IAF, as it stares down the Chinese both in the Eastern and Western sectors. As he explains during the annual press conference a few days before Air Force Day (October 8), there is a paradigm change in future warfare including the non-kinetic, non-lethal challenges. IAF has its own strategy in place to have directed-energy weapons, unmanned wingman among other futuristic technologies. He is confident that of the force’s offensive strike capabilities that have become even more potent with the induction of cutting-edge weapons. Below are the highlights of the interaction and the key issues he discussed at the event.
EMBRAER CAN HELP INDIA ACHIEVE GLOBAL EXPORTER STATUS
Embraer believes that India’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self-reliant India)’ campaigns are not only initiatives to boost Indian local industry, but are also eminent steps to make India a producer of critical technologies in the world, says Jackson schneider, President & CEO of Embraer Defense & Security in this exclusive conversation
''IAF HAS NOW GOT ASSETS THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO CREATING STRATEGIC IMPACT‘‘
MANMOHAN BAHADUR, a retired Air Vice Marshal, served in 114 Helicopter Unit as a Flying Officer in 1978-82 and as its Commanding Officer 1994-97. This unit is the lifeline for all Siachen operations and has a storybook full of valour and guts. In this in depth conversation he offers his perspective on the IAF and how we need to address issues in the years ahead
BOEING'S VERSATILE RELATIONSHIP WITH IAF
Surendra Ahuja, Managing Director, Boeing Defence India talks about the wide ranging and comprehensive relationship between the American aerospace giant and the country’s armed forces in this exclusive conversation
A 50 YEAR STRONG PARTNERSHIP
MBDA has a strong reputation as a reliable partner that has supported the Indian armed forces for over 50 years. Going forward, the company is committed to delivering the best of military equipment to the country, said Boris solomiac, MBDA General Delegate India
Aeronautics presents multi cross-action intelligence gathering capability
Aeronautics Group presented its multi cross-action operation intelligence gathering solutions, including the Orbiter 3 STUAS, Orbiter 4 STUAS, and Orbiter 1K Loitering Munition UAS, at DEFEA-2021.
The Biology of Time
DR. SATCHIN PANDA is a leading expert in the field of circadian rhythm research. He is Associate Professor in the Regulatory Lab at the Salk Institute, a Pew Scholar, and a recipient of the Dana Foundation Award in Brain and Immune System Imaging. His book, The Circadian Code, has helped many people to regain their energy, sleep well and lose weight. Here he is interviewed by UDAY KUMAR on how he developed the ideas in his book, and what inspired his research.
'ब्रह्मोस' के वायु संस्करण का हुआ सफल परीक्षण
वायुसेना की ताकत में इजाफा
DRDO successfully tests missile
THE Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday successfully flight-tested Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from a defence test facility off Odisha coast paving way for its integration with Indian Navy's warships.
'जवाद' के असर से बंगाल-ओडिशा में भारी बारिश
चक्रवाती तूफान 'जवाद' के असर ' से कोलकाता सहित दक्षिण बंगाल के विभिन्न जिलों और पड़ोसी राज्य ओडिशा में रविवार को दिनभर बारिश होती रही. सोमवार को उत्तर 24 परगना, नदिया और मुर्शिदाबाद में भारी बारिश हो सकती है. सोमवार को उत्तर व दक्षिण 24 परगना, पूर्व व पश्चिम मेदिनीपुर जिलों में लगभग 50 किलोमीटर प्रति घंटे की रफ्तार से हवाएं चल सकती हैं. मछुआरों को सोमवार तक समुद्र में न जाने की हिदायद दी गयी है.
कमजोर पडा चक्रवात 'जवाद' बंगाल-ओडिशा में भारी बारिश
टल गया खतरा
Jawad to trigger more downpour in West Bengal
Reducing intensity cyclone Jawad entered Odisha as a very deep depression and further reducing power as just a depression Jawad will enter West Bengal at the wee hours of Monday triggering more rainfall in the state.
Relief for Odisha, Andhra as Cyclone Jawad likely to weaken into deep depression
Death of a teenager reported from Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh after a tree came crashing down on him during heavy rain
Cyclone Jawad weakens into deep depression: IMD
IN A RELIEF for Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal, cyclonic storm 'Jawad' weakened into a deep depression on Saturday and is likely weaken further into a depression by the time it reaches Puri on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department said.
Cyclone Jawad weakens into deep depression
Spares AP, No Major Damages Reported
Modi chairs meeting on cyclone Jawad
Officials directed to ensure safe evacuation of people