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In today’s blog, we are going to explore knowledge about Various Important Indian Missiles. These missiles have their contribution and power.
Every Indian Missile has the strength that it has its value and markable qualities.
So, let’s begin our hunt and explore our country’s indigenous Missiles.
FIRST INDIAN MISSILE: AGNI
An intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
Developed under the IGMDP by India
First Tested at Intrim Test Range in Chandipur in 1989
It is capable of carrying a conventional payload — 1000 kg
SECOND INDIAN MISSILE: PRITHVI
The tactical surface to SRBM
India’s first indigenously developed ballistic missile.
The development of Prithvi began in 1983.
First tested on 25 Feb 1988 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
THIRD INDIAN MISSILE: DHANUSH
A Naval Variant of the Prithvi SRBM
And intended for launch from surface ships.
STRUCTURE: 8.53 meter-long and 0.9 meters wide
STRIKER RANGE =350 km
It has a payload capacity of 500 kg,
The Defence Ministry has said that this Indian Missile i.e DHANUSH would “soon be operationalized “ in the Navy.
FOURTH INDIAN MISSILE: AKASH
A surface-to-air ballistic missile
It has an intercept range of 30 km.
Its launch weight is 720 kg and having a diameter of 35 cm.
Can reach an altitude of 18 km
FIFTH INDIAN MISSILE: TRISHUL
A short-range surface air ballistic missile.
It is used against low-level targets at short range and has a range of 9 km.
Developed to defend naval vessels against missiles
SIXTH INDIAN MISSILE: NAG
India’s third-generation “Fire –and- forget” anti-tank cruise missile.
Having a range of 3 to 7 km
SEVENTH INDIAN MISSILE: SHAURYA
- surface-to-surface ballistic missile
- with a range of 600km.
It is used by INDIAN ARMY
Moreover, it is capable of carrying a payload of one tonne conventional or nuclear warhead.
The Shaurya missile provides the capability.
EIGHTH INDIAN MISSILE: ASTRA
An active radar homing beyond-visual air-to-air missile
DRDO development is designed to be capable of engaging targets at varying ranges and altitudes.
Allowing for engagements of both short-range targets and long-range targets using alternative propulsions system.
NINTH INDIAN MISSILE: BRAHMOS
Being a supersonic missile, it’s speed is Mach 2.5 to 2.8
It can be launched from
- submarines hips
In addition to this, both have together formed the Brahmos Aerospace Private Limited.
THIS IS ALL ABOUT INDIAN MISSILES ABOUT WHICH EVERY INDIAN MUST KNOW. HOPE IT PROVIDE YOU with SOME KNOWLEDGE AND YOU ENJOY READING IT.
Contributed by Tannu Rani, Content Writer at Mitti Ke Rang
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