Important Missiles of India for RRB & SSC Exam

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Important Missiles of India for RRB & SSC Exam:

Dear aspirants, all the competitive exams having one or two questions about missiles of India or DRDO. So we have provided some necessary information about important Defence missiles of India. Candidates can download our missiles of India list pdf for your prepration for upcoming SSC, RRB and UPSC Competitive exams.

Important Defence Missiles of India:

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the R&D wing of Ministry of Defence. DRDO is responsible organisation for the military’s research and development.
  • Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) was started in 1983 and completed in March 2012. IGMDP was sanctioned to develop Prithvi, Trishul, Akash, Nag and Agni Missiles.
S.No Name of the Missile Operational Range Remarks
1 Trishul 9 km 1.      Short-Range surface to air missile

2.      Trishul flies at supersonic speed

3.      It was first successfully test launched in year 1988

2 Akash 30 km 1.      Short -range surface-to-air missile

2.      It was first successfully test launched in year 1990

3 Barak 8 90 km 1.      Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel and India

2.      Long-Range surface to air Missile for ship defence

4 Barak 1 12 km 1.      Short-Range surface to air missile for ship defence

2.      Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel and India

5 Astra 80-110 km 1.      Astra is an all-weather beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile

2.      It is the first air-to-air missile developed by India

6 MICA 500 m to 80 km 1.      MICA is the multi-mission air-to-air missile system

2.      Medium-range ballistic missile

7 Agni-I 700–1,250 km 1.      Medium-range ballistic missile

2.      Surface-to-surface Missile

3.      Agni-I was first tested at the Interim Test Range in Chandipur in 1989

8 Agni-II 2,000–3,000 km 1.      Intermediate-range ballistic missile

2.    Surface-to-surface Missile

9 Agni-III Up to 5000 km

 

1.      Intermediate-range ballistic missile

2.      Surface-to-surface Missile

10 Agni-IV 3,000 – 4,000 km 1.      Intermediate-range ballistic missile

2.      Surface-to-surface Missile

11 Agni-V 5000 – 8000 Km 1          Intercontinental ballistic missile

2          Surface-to-surface Missile

3          Nuclear capable missile

12 Agni-VI 8,000–12,000 km 1.      Intercontinental ballistic missile

2.      Surface-to-surface Missile

3.      Under development

4.      Nuclear capable missile

13 Nag 4 km 1.      Anti-Tank Guided Missile
14 Helina  7–10km 1.      Helicopter-launched version of the Nag anti-tank guided missile
15 Prithvi I 150 km 1.      Short-Range Ballistic Missile

2.      Surface-to-surface Missile

16 Prithvi II 350 km 1.      Short-Range Ballistic Missile

2.      Surface-to-surface Missile

17 Dhanush 350 – 600 km 1.      Short-Range Ballistic Missile

2.      Sea-to-Surface or Sea-to-Sea missile

3.      Naval variant of Prithvi missile

4.      It is capable of carrying both conventional as well as nuclear warheads

 

18 Shaurya 750 to 1,900 km 1.      Hypersonic surface-to-surface missile

2.      Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

19 BrahMos 300 km 1.      Supersonic cruise missile

2.      It is the fastest supersonic cruise missile in the world

3.      Can be launched from submarine, ship, aircraft, or land

4.      BrahMos  was jointly developed by Russia  and India

20 Nirbhay 1,000 km 1.      Nirbhay is a long range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile

2.      It is capable of carrying both conventional as well as nuclear warheads

21 Prahaar 150 km 1.    Short-Range Ballistic Missile

2.    Surface-to-surface Missile

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