Thursday, May 24 2018 | Time 08:06 Hrs(IST)
image
image image
  • Bank of Korea chief says decision to keep rates steady was unanimous
  • U S -led coalition hits Syrian army base - Hezbollah media unit
  • N Korea says future of summit with U S is up to Washington -KCNA
  • At least four dead, 15 wounded in Baghdad suicide attack
  • Shiv Sena chief targets BJP
  • Iran's top leader sets 7 conditions to remain in nuclear deal -official website
India Share

Indian Navy successfully fires the first BrahMos land attack missile from a ship

Indian Navy successfully fires the first BrahMos land attack missile from a ship

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) India joined the club of select few nations as the Navy today successfully fired the BrahMos Land attack supersonic cruise missile from a ship. This variant of Long Range BrahMos missile was fired from Indian Naval Ship Teg, a Guided Missile Frigate, on a target on land, according to a spokesperson of the Navy. With this, the Navy has acquired the capability of precisely attacking a target on the land from any of its frigates in the sea. This successful maiden firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile has significantly enhances the prowess of Indian Navy. BrahMos Missile has been jointly developed by India and Russia, and its Anti-Ship variant has already been inducted into Indian Navy. Majority of the frontline ships of Indian Navy, like the Kolkata, Ranvir and Teg classes of ships, are capable of firing this missile. Land Attack variant of BrahMos Missile provides Indian Naval Ships the capability to precisely neutralise selected targets deep inland, far away from coast, from stand-off ranges at sea. According to officials of the Indo-Russian BrahMos corporation, the missile met all flight parameters during the test where it selected the designated target among the group of targets, hitting it precisely and destroying the target with its tremendous kinetic energy. The firing took place somewhere in the Bay of Bengal. The missile will have a range of about 400 kms. UNI VT ADG 1733

More News
Proposed changes in UPSC structure unconstitutional: Chidambaram

Proposed changes in UPSC structure unconstitutional: Chidambaram

23 May 2018 | 10:13 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Terming as 'unconstitutional' the proposed changes in the structure of the UPSC wherein the marks secured in the foundation course will be taken into account for allocation of Service and Cadre, senior Congress leader and former Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Wednesday.

 Sharesee more..

CBI registers case against 17 accused, others in leakage of CGL exam

23 May 2018 | 10:12 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against Head of Content Team of a private technology company, 16 people including students, officials of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on the allegations of criminal conspiracy, cheating, criminal misconduct by the public servants and cheating by impersonation by using computer resources.

 Sharesee more..
India-Pak former Intel heads co-author untold stories from spy world

India-Pak former Intel heads co-author untold stories from spy world

23 May 2018 | 10:05 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) In the backof the ongoing tussle between the two neighbours, what could be unusual is a book, co-authored by the former heads of both country’s intelligence agencies, “The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the illusion of peace”, which speaks of ‘untold’ stories from the world of spies, Kashmir and India-Pakistan relationship, was released here on Wednesday.

 Sharesee more..
India summons Pak deputy envoy on ceasefire violation

India summons Pak deputy envoy on ceasefire violation

23 May 2018 | 9:10 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) India on Wednesday summoned Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan, Syed Haider Shah and registered strong protest at the loss of life of a 7 month old infant in unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan forces on 21 May 2018 in Bhimber Sector across the Line of Control in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.

 Sharesee more..
PM congratulates H D Kumaraswamy on taking oath as K'taka CM

PM congratulates H D Kumaraswamy on taking oath as K'taka CM

23 May 2018 | 8:48 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Mr H D Kumaraswamy on taking oath as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka.

 Sharesee more..
image