This was the second test of the QRSAM system in five days. The QRSAM test on November 13 achieved a direct hit while the second one on Tuesday proved the performance parameters of the warhead.
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 08:03 PM IST
INS Prabal is deployed in the Arabian Sea along with a raft of warships, including aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, and other assets of the navy.
Published on Oct 24, 2020 04:04 AM IST
While attendees at other celebratory events were shown wearing masks, no one at the parade appeared to be wearing them.
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 07:14 PM IST
Seoul |Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
HT learns that a limited number of Nirbhay missiles have already been deployed in response to the Chinese build-up in Tibet and Xinjiang.
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 02:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Shishir Gupta
The missile can hit targets at a range of more than 400 km and is fitted with new indigenous booster and airframe.
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 12:12 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
European Council president Charles Michel spoke with President Hassan Rouhani ahead of a meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers on Friday to assess the rising tensions between the US and Iran.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Tehran |Associated Press
The prototype missile was configured to be armed with a non-nuclear warhead. The Pentagon declined to disclose specifics beyond saying the missile was launched from a “static launch stand” at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and landed in the open ocean.
Published on Dec 13, 2019 07:03 AM IST
Washington |Associated Press
Two Prithvi-2 missiles were test fired consecutively and both tests met all parameters, the official said from the Interim Test Range at Chandipur.
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 09:17 PM IST
Balasore (Odisha) |Press Trust of India
South Korea expressed strong concern and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launch, saying it was a violation of UN Security Council resolutions
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 01:30 PM IST
Some advanced weapons will make their debut in the military parade, the scale of which is scheduled to be greater than the ones commemorating the 50th and 60th founding anniversary of the PRC, as well as the V-Day military parade in 2015, Cai Zhijun, deputy head of the office of the leading group for the military parade, said earlier.
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 09:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
The list of new weaponry to be displayed is long and covers the sea, land, and air, as per state media reports.
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 03:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
The United States formally left the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia earlier this month after accusing Moscow of violating the treaty and deploying one banned type of missile, allegations the Kremlin denies.
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 09:17 PM IST
Pyongyang has routinely expressed anger at the war games, which it considers rehearsals for invasion, but in the past has avoided carrying out tests while the manoeuvres are taking place.
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 06:20 AM IST
Seoul |Agence France-Presse
The pact banned land-based missiles with a range of between 310 and 3,400 miles (500-5,500 km), reducing the ability of both countries to launch a nuclear strike on short notice.
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 07:52 PM IST
The new Pentagon chief said the US was now free to deploy the weapons following its withdrawal Friday from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia.
Published on Aug 03, 2019 05:19 PM IST
Sydney |Agence France-Presse
The end of the treaty comes amid rising doubts about whether the two countries will extend an agreement on long-range nuclear weapons scheduled to expire in 2021.
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 10:25 AM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press
The Pentagon will start testing a ground-based version of the navy’s Tomahawk cruise missiles later this month, and a ballistic missile is being developed for the army.
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 12:12 AM IST
WASHINGTON |Yashwant Raj
The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missiles were fired from near the eastern coastal town of Wonsan and flew about 430 kilometers (270 miles) and 690 kilometers (430 miles) respectively before landing off the country’s east coast.
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 07:18 PM IST
Seoul |Associated Press
The Pentagon has long promised to cut off Turkey from buying -- and helping to build -- Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 fighter jets. But that’s not all.
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 02:53 PM IST
The scheduled test was normal, China’s Ministry of National Defence said on Thursday, when asked about the alleged test launch of a JL-3 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on June 2
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 01:59 PM IST
Beijing |Press Trust of India
The People’s Liberation Army typically does not announce new missile tests, but occasionally drops hints about what it is up to, amid a massive modernisation push championed by President Xi Jinping to ramp up combat capabilities.
Published on Jun 04, 2019 03:19 PM IST
China accounts for as much as 95% of global output and the US relies on the Asian nation for 80% of its rare-earths requirement.
Updated on May 30, 2019 12:23 PM IST
Bloomberg |Pratish Narayanan and Joe Deaux
The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country’s Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month’s tanker attacks.
Published on May 25, 2019 02:34 PM IST
Pyongyang fired two short-range missiles Thursday following an earlier drill on Saturday. The North had not launched any since November 2017, shortly before leader Kim Jong Un embarked on diplomatic overtures.
Updated on May 11, 2019 08:11 AM IST
Washington |Agence France-Presse
Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the first flight of a previously untested weapon which experts believe will be easier to hide, launch, and manoeuvre in flight.
Published on May 10, 2019 03:24 PM IST
The joint chiefs of staff said Korea and U.S. authorities are analysing details of the missile, which was fired at around 9 a.m., Yonhap said.
Updated on May 04, 2019 12:39 PM IST
India has successfully test fires an anti-satellite missile becoming only the fourth country to acquire this capability.
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 04:54 PM IST
The US military plans to test a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of about 600 miles in August and a midrange ballistic missile with a range of about 1,800 to 2,500 miles in November.
Published on Mar 14, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Washington |Indo Asian News Service
If testing of missiles and nuclear weapons resumes, the tensions between the US and North Korea could rise significantly
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 09:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Iran has no intention to increase the range of its missiles, but will continue working on its satellite technology to improve accuracy, the secretary of Iran’s national security council said on Tuesday.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 03:21 PM IST