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India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test off the Odisha coast today, achieving a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system, the defence sources said. The interceptor was launched from Abdul Kalam Island, earlier known as Wheeler Island of the Integrated Test Range (ITR), at about 8.05 pm, the sources said. This Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV) mission…

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India Tests Interceptor Missile That Can Engage Targets Above Atmosphere | WARFAREWEB.COM


India’s state-owned defense lab has successfully test-fired surface-to-surface tactical ballistic missile Prahaar on Thursday paving the way for its induction. The test was conducted at a defense test facility located in the eastern part of the country at about 1.35 p.m. (Indian Standard Time). The first test of the missile was conducted on July 21, 2011. “All systems functioned normally and hit…

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India Test Fires Tactical Ballistic Missile Akin to American MGM 140 | WARFAREWEB.COM


Is North Korea Developing Its Own Spike Missile to Kill Enemy Tanks? North Korea has unveiled what looks like a long-range anti-tank missile. This comes two years after North Korea revealed another missile that it claimed could turn enemy tanks into ” boiled pumpkins .” written by Michael Peck Source : https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/

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Is North Korea Developing Its Own Spike Missile to Kill Enemy Tanks? | WARFAREWEB.COM


A MK-60 Griffin surface-to-surface missile is launched from coastal patrol ship USS Thunderbolt (PC 12). Ships attached to U.S. 5th Fleet’s Task Force 55 are conducting missile and naval gun exercises against high speed maneuvering targets to advance their ability to defend minesweepers and other coastal patrol ships. U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in numerous…

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ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 16, 2018) | WARFAREWEB.COM


It is common practice for states to test-fire their missile systems in order to check for their accuracy and reliability and, should there be any limitations, to correct the same. In addition, the threat from adversaries’ incoming ballistic and cruise missiles calls for a system that is capable of tracking and detecting incoming missile systems. Such a system is crucial to a defence system — be it…

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Pakistan doing everything it can to get its Ballistic Missiles past India’s BMD System | WARFAREWEB.COM


A successful flight test of the indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was conducted for the second time from the Ahmednagar range on Sunday, the Army said. All the mission objectives were met and two missions on September and 15 and 16 were successfully flight tested for different ranges, including the maximum range capability, an official statement said.

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Successful flight test of MPATGM conducted for second time | WARFAREWEB.COM


The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully tested the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system by intercepting a target missile, launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the island of Kauai, Hawaii on September 11, 2018. The Japanese destroyer JS Atago (DDG-177) tracked the target and launched a Standard Missile 3…

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Hitting A Missile With A Missile • Aegis System Test (2018) | WARFAREWEB.COM


Russia and India’s Supersonic BrahMos Cruise Missile: Heading to Submarines and Stealth Fighters? Russia and India are developing a new version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that could be launched from submarines and the Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA fifth-generation stealth fighter. The new variant—which is considerably smaller than the original BrahMos—would be light enough to be carried…

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Russia and India’s Supersonic BrahMos Cruise Missile: Heading to Submarines and Stealth Fighters? | WARFAREWEB.COM


The United States and Japan successfully tested Japan’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system off the coast of Hawaii on Tuesday, U.S. military officials said in a statement released on Wednesday. The test of the Aegis system, by Lockheed Martin Corp, “provides confidence in the future capability for Japan to defeat the developing threats in the region,” said Lieutenant General…

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Japan, U S say ballistic missile defense system test was Successful | WARFAREWEB.COM


India’s first missile tracking ship is readying for sea trials Once ready, it will be India’s first, a force multiplier and cruise the country into a global elite club. Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) is gearing up to undertake sea trials of India’s first missile tracking ship by the first week of October. The keel of the ship, which was laid on June 30, 2014, is being built for the National…

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India’s first missile tracking ship is readying for sea trials | WARFAREWEB.COM