Friday, September 25, 2020
The recent uncontrolled reentry of China’s first space station module, Tiangong 1, once again brought to the fore the need for India to augment its limited space situational awareness (SSA) capabilities. While the United States (US) and China were...
As part of the Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration (RLV-TD) program,  the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been developing various technologies that will serve as building blocks for a future Two-stage-to-orbit (TSTO) reusable launch vehicle. These technologies are...
It is not unusual to see news of a Pakistani ballistic missile launch close on the heels of an Indian ballistic missile event. The launch of Agni 5 took place on 26 December last year followed by the launch...
SpaceX’s Starlink Project, which seeks to create satellite internet access unfettered by ground installation limitations, has attracted the attention of the United States military. Drawn to the project due to its potential for greatly enhancing battlefield communications, the Pentagon...
India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully executed an intercept test mission earlier today at 1130 hrs from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. This test involved the use of the DRDO developed AAD endo-atmospheric interceptor against...
Recently, Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi announced that India had become the fourth country in the world to demonstrate anti-satellite (ASAT) capability after the United States (US), Russia and China. In the reams of media analysis that followed,...
  The hit-to-kill (HTK) interception achieved by the Defence Research & Development Organization’s (DRDO’s) updated exo-atmospheric ‘PDV’ anti-ballistic missile (ABM) interceptor on February 11, 2017, was a watershed moment in the history of India’s ballistic missile defence (BMD) program. The...
  Earlier today, the Agni-V Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully underwent what is being called a 'pre-induction trial', a sort of user assisted trial, that has taken it closer to deployment with...
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has long sought to lower the cost of access to space. In keeping with this goal, ISRO embarked on the Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstration (RLV-TD) Program more than decade ago. As part of...
On March 27, 2019, India tested its first anti-satellite (ASAT) missile  as part of 'Mission Shakti' against a “live” satellite launched by it a few months earlier. The repercussions of this test were felt around the globe and marked...

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