IMPORTANT INDIAN MISSILES ONE MUST KNOW

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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.

STRUCTURE

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.

STRUCTURE

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.

STRUCTURE :

Having a range of 3 to 7 km

SEVENTH INDIAN MISSILE: SHAURYA

It is

  • short-range
  • 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
  • aircraft
  • land.

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.

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Contributed by Tannu Rani, Content Writer at Mitti Ke Rang

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