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India Tests Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet for Future AAM/SAM Propulsion
The Indian Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) completed a first test flight of an advanced propulsion system that promises to enhance the range and agility of air-to-air (AAM) and surface-to-air missiles (SAM). The Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) developed under a joint Indo-Russian R&D project achieved a speed of Mach 3 on its first flight.
Successful test for the Indian ASTRA BVR missile
India’s Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile ASTRA completed a successful test flight yesterday. Developed by the Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the unarmed missile was launched from a Sukhoi Su-30MKI against a Lakshya target over the Integrated Test Range in Balasore, off the coast of Odisha. Telemetry and Electro-optical tracking stations confirmed the successful engagement.
Reconfigured ASTRA Air/Air Missile to Renew Test Flights on Su-30MKI
India's first air-to-air Astra missile is finally back on track now after an excruciatingly long delay due to technical glitches. The beyond visual range...
Advanced Systems Improve Tejas’ Fighting Skills
As the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has been in the making for much too long, but despite the delays, the aircraft that slowly moves toward the finish line is ‘born old’. If and when it is announced ‘fully mission capable’ by next year, Tejas will represent a mid-1990s generation platform, but will be ready to deploy with combat systems of the 21st century.
Derby Missiles Selected to Arm India’s Tejas Fighters
Israel’s Derby missile is the weapon of choice for India’s Tejas fighter. A contract will be signed by March with Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd to...
Black Shark Heavyweight Torpedo
Whitehead Div., Alenia Defesa, Finmeccanica (Europe) Whitehead Division of Alenia Difesa – a member of the Finmechanica group, presented a full scale version of its...