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  • Pakistan successfully tests Ra’ad cruise missile: ISPR

    RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) – Ra’ad – said the military’s media wing in a statement...

    The flight test of the cruise missile, which is also known as Hatf VIII, was the seventh since it was first tested in 2007...

  • Pakistan conducts successful test of Babur cruise missile

    Pakistan on Wednesday conducted a successful test of an enhanced version of the indigenously developed Babur cruise missile...

    The cruise missile incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics and can strike targets on both land and sea at a range of 700 kilometres, added the ISPR statement...

  • Pakistan successfully test launches enhanced version of Babur cruise missile

    Pakistan on Saturday conducted a successful test of an enhanced range version of the indigenously developed Babur cruise missile to bolster the country’s deterrence capabilities, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release said...

    The tested missile — described by the ISPR as 'Babur Weapon System-1 (B)' — incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy, at a...

  • India test-fires long range surface-to-air missile developed with Israel

    NEW DELHI: India successfully test-fired on Wednesday a new long range surface-to-air missile capable of countering aerial threats at extended ranges, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes to enhance the country's military capabilities...

    India, which shares borders with nuclear-armed China and Pakistan, is likely to spend $250 billion over the next decade to upgrade its military...

  • N. Korea claims nuclear statehood, says US in missile range

    SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said on Wednesday his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after what he said was the successful test of a new missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States...

    The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch snapped a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a new challenge to US President Donald Trump who has vowed such a capability “won’t happen”...

  • COAS attends successful 'training launch' of short-range Nasr missile

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa witnessed the "training launch" of short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Nasr' on Wednesday...

    "Pakistan has successfully undertaken a series of training launches and tests and trials during the current week for validation of new technical parameters of 'Nasr' with enhanced range from 60 km to 70 km and flight maneuverability," the military's media wing, Inter-Services...

  • Iran test fires long-range ballistic missile

    TEHRAN: Iran successfully test fired a new guided long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile, state TV reported on Sunday...

    Hossein Dehghan, told the channel that the liquid-fuel missile “will obviously boost the strategic deterrence capability of our armed forces”...

  • Iran unveils short-range ballistic missile

    TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani unveiled the country’s latest domestically produced surface to surface missile on Saturday, saying such weapons are necessary for defence in the Middle East...

    The Fateh (Winner) 313 ballistic missile has a 500-kilometre range and features more advanced sensors and technology, according to Sepah News, the website of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards...

  • India test fires medium range surface-to-air missile developed with Israel

    BALASORE: India on Thursday test fired a new surface-to-air ballistic missile jointly developed with Israel from a defence base off the Odisha cost, Times of India reported...

    Barak-8, a medium range missile (MR-SAM), was fired from a mobile launcher in Chandipur's Integrated Test Range (ITR), a Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) official said...

  • China may be developing new long-range air-to-air missile

    China may be testing a new, long-range air-to-air missile that could take out early warning aircraft and aerial refuelling aircraft, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, after pictures of the new missile surfaced online...

    The official China Daily said the People's Liberation Army had recently posted pictures online of a J-11B fighter carrying a large, unidentified missile during drills last year...

  • Israel presses medium-range missile interceptor into service

    HATZOR: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday the latest addition to Israel’s missile defences meant that those seeking to destroy the Jewish state would be endangering their own existence...

    The medium-range interceptor, developed with United States backing, is designed to fill the gap between the longer-range Arrow missile defence system and the shorter-range Iron Dome interceptor...

  • India test-launches nuclear-capable long-range missile

    India successfully test-fired a long-range nuclear-capable missile on Thursday from an island in the Bay of Bengal...

    The test, the fifth of the Agni-5 intercontinental ballistic missile, was made from a mobile launcher, and “further strengthens our credible deterrence”, the Indian defence ministry said in a statement...

  • Improved version of Babur cruise missile tested successfully

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday successfully tested an improved version of the medium-range and subsonic Babur cruise missile to bolster the country’s deterrence capabilities...

    “A successful test of an enhanced version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile was conducted today,” the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said while announcing the test held at an undisclosed location...

  • Indian cruise missile test fails for the fourth time

    The fourth test of India's "Nirbhay" land-attack cruise missile (LACMs), designed to carry nuclear or conventional warheads failed on Wednesday, reported the Times of India...

    All the four tests of the subsonic missile, with a strike range of 1,000km, have failed to achieve the required test parameters...

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