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North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

Oct 10, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The weapons included the North's biggest-yet ICBM, which was mounted on an 11-axel launch vehicle that was also seen for the first time, and a presumptive new solid-fuel weapon designed to be fired from submarines.

India Test-Fires Its First Anti-Radiation Missile 'Rudram-1'

Oct 09, 2020 PTI

The missile was test-fired at the integrated test range at Balasore in Odisha around 10:30 AM, officials said.

Hypersonic Missile 'Shaurya' Successfully Test Fired Today

DRDO officials rate Shaurya as one of the top 10 missiles in the world in its class with its high performance navigation and guidance systems: Sources

Possibility Of US Sanctions On India For Buying Russian Missile System Still On Table: Top American Diplomat

May 21, 2020 PTI

In October 2018, India signed a USD 5 billion deal with Russia to buy five units of the S-400 air defence missile systems, notwithstanding warning from America that going ahead with the contract may invite US sanctions.

US Approves Sale Of Missiles, Torpedoes Worth $155 Million To India

The proposed sale will improve India's capability to meet current and future threats from enemy weapon systems.

13 December, 2019

US Tests Banned Ballistic Missile Over Pacific Ocean


The Air Force launched the conventionally configured missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles at about 8:30 am local time (1630 GMT), according to a base spokesperson.

18 November, 2019

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Surface-To-Surface Ballistic Missile


The Shaheen-1 missile is capable of delivering all types of warheads up to a range of 650 KMs, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan tweeted.

09 September, 2019

India Will Receive S-400 Missile Systems Within Schedule: Russia

Outlook Web Bureau

India had signed a USD 5.43-billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400 systems last year for long-term security needs.

14 May, 2019

Post-Balakot Air Strikes, Army Mulling To Move Air Defence Units Closer To Pakistan Border

Outlook Web Bureau

Although the Pakistani attack on the day following the Balakot strikes by IAF was thwarted by the Air Force air defence fighters, it was felt that presence of air defence units in the area could have caused more damage to the Pakistanis

06 May, 2019

New Satellite Image Reveals North Korean Missile Launch

Outlook Web Bureau

The missile test, North Korea's first since 2017, serves as a clear warning of leader Kim Jong-un's frustration at the state of talks with the US, which have been deadlocked since President Donald Trump walked out of their Vietnam summit early in February.

13 April, 2019

Indian Missiles Sought After By Many Foreign Countries: Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

The Defence Minister said that a lot of countries are keen to have some kind of engagement with India, and are also keen on purchasing defence products.


02 April, 2019

A-SAT Missile Test Shows India’s Growing Offensive Capabilities

Debalina Ghoshal

Although A-SAT has a range of 1000 km, the range for test was maintained at 300 km in order to keep other space-based assets safe and avoid debris.

27 March, 2019

A Great Achievement For India, Will Act As Deterrence: DRDO Chief On Anti-Satellite Missile Test

Outlook Web Bureau

Reddy said clearance for the project was given over two years back.

27 March, 2019

Pakistan Urges No Militarisation Of Outer Space After India Tests Anti-Satellite Missile

Outlook Web Bureau

The test makes India the fourth country in the world after the US, Russia and China to acquire the strategic capability to shoot down enemy satellites.

27 March, 2019

'Hope Nations Will Uphold Peace In Space': China On India's ASAT Missile Test 'Mission Shakti'

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite.

11 December, 2018

Amid Western Criticism, Iran Confirms Recent Missile Test

Outlook Web Bureau

Iran has developed several types of ballistic missiles with a range of up to 3,000 kilometres (1,875 miles) - sufficient to reach Israel and Western bases across the region.

21 October, 2018

US To Pull Out Of Intermediate Range Nuclear Force Treaty With Russia

Outlook Web Bureau

“We are going to terminate the agreement and then we are going to develop the weapons”, unless Russia and China agree to a new deal, the US president said.


07 October, 2018

Russia ‘Very Keen’ To Associate With Indian Army: General Bipin Rawat

Outlook Web Bureau

The Army Chief, who recently undertook a six-day visit to Russia, met the top brass of the Russian Armed Forces and key military formations and establishments.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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