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New Russian missile can carry bigger warhead: Expert


September 8th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will have a five-tonne warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander said."The ... Read more...

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Russia to build new intercontinental missile by 2018


September 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by 2018, a senior military official has revealed."Construction of the missile is ongoing," Strategic Missile Forces ... Read more...

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HAL makes rocket fuel tank for ISRO


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Stat-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has designed and built an indigenous fourth stage rocket fuel tank for the Indian space agency, helping it ... Read more...

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Russia may adopt new ICBM by 2022


May 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will only be able to adopt a new 100-tonne liquid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) intended to penetrate the US missile defence system by 2022, ... Read more...

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India to launch satellite to monitor border


April 25th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India proposes to launch Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) with cloud penetrating capability for imaging various parts of the country, including border areas, the Lok ... Read more...

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Indian rocket being fuelled for Risat-1 launch


April 25th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) With 5.47 a.m. Thursday set for the blast-off of the Indian rocket carrying a remote sensing/earth observation satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - into ... Read more...

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Russia test launches RS-18 ballistic missile (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test-launched intercontinental ballistic missile -- RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) -- Tuesday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, said the defence ministry.The missile is ... Read more...

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Indian rocket crosses half century of satellite launches


October 12th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) India's most successful rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), Wednesday exceeded a half century of satellite launches when it slung four satellites ... Read more...

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Russia test-fires ballistic missile


July 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile in the Barents Sea, a defence ministry spokesman said.The Sineva missile was launched from the Northern Fleet's ... Read more...

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Countdown starts for Friday rocket launch


July 13th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Countdown for the Friday evening launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17), carrying a communication satellite, started at 11.48 a.m. Wednesday at the ... Read more...

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All set for PSLV launch Wednesday


April 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The stage is set for Wednesday's launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) at Sriharikota, around 80 km from here. The rocket will ferry ... Read more...

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PSLV launch countdown progresses smoothly (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, is progressing ... Read more...

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Countdown for Indian rocket launch begins


April 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, started early ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II, Dhanush missiles test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday successfully test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and 'Dhanush', both having a range of 350 kms, from separate locations off the Orissa coast.While ... Read more...

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Dhanush missile test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Dhanush', which has a range of 350 km, from a naval ship off the Orissa coast.The missile was fired ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan test nuke-tipped missiles on same day (Third Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore/Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and its naval version Dhanush from different locations off the Orissa coast, on a day Pakistan ... Read more...

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NASA to explore possibility of beamed energy propulsion for space launch


January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): NASA is conducting studies to examine whether beamed energy propulsion can be used for launching crafts in space.A beamed thermal propulsion system would involve focusing microwave or laser ... Read more...

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IAF could soon get supersonic BrahMos missile


October 24th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Oct 24 (ANI): Sivathanu Pillai, Chief Executive and Managing Director, BrahMos Aerospace, has said that the development and induction of BrahMos, India's supersonic cruise missile for the Indian Air Force will ... Read more...

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BrahMos cruise missile achieves supersonic dive (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
BalasoreBhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) In a first in the military world, the BrahMos cruise missile being jointly developed by India and Russia achieved a supersonic dive after being fired from a defence ... Read more...

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India test fires BRAHMOS cruise missile


September 5th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Balasore (Orissa), Sep 5 (ANI): India on Sunday test-fired the 290-km range BRAHMOS cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on- sea off the Orissa coast."It was a user's trial ... Read more...

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Countdown starts for PSLV rocket launch


July 10th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The countdown for Monday's launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket carrying five satellites, including a cartography one for land mapping and information, began Saturday ... Read more...

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Darwin-inspired spacecraft engine with double life expectancy created


May 25th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Inspired by Charles Darwin, scientists have doubled the life expectancy of a popular type of ion engineMovie Camera using software that mimics the way natural selection evolves ever-fitter ... Read more...

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Indian satellite launch postponed to June


April 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The Indian space agency is likely to launch its rocket, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C15), carrying its cartography satellite Cartosat-2B and couple of other payloads, ... Read more...

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India gets ready to fire its own cryogenic rocket engine (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) India Wednesday readied itself to join the elite space club by firing for the first time its own cryogenic rocket engine to launch an advanced communication satellite. "The ... Read more...

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Plastic heat shield to protect Indian space rocket


April 14th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) After a gap of several decades, the Indian space agency has reverted to fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) heat shield for its geosynchronous launch vehicle - development 3 ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communication satellite April 15 (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) India will launch an advanced geostationary communication satellite April 15, using for the first time an indigenously built cryogenic engine in a heavier rocket and thus join ... Read more...

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India set to launch heavy communication satellite April 15 (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) India is all ready to launch its heavy geostationary communication satellite April 15 using the indigenously built cryogenic engine and thus join the elite space club of ... Read more...

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ISRO conducts liquid core test of GSLV-Mk III launch vehicle in Tamil Nadu


March 6th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarTirunelveli (Tamil Nadu), March 6 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the static test of its L110 liquid core stage of the GSLV Mk III (Geo-synchronous Satellite ... Read more...

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India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Dhanush missile


December 13th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Balasore (Orissa): India on Sunday successfully test fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Dhanush, from a naval ship near Balasore testing range in Orissa.The single-stage ship-based missile, which has a range of 350 kilometers, ... Read more...

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Indian Navy test fires Dhanush missile


December 13th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur, (Orissa), Dec 13 (ANI): 'Dhanush', the naval version of India's indigenously developed surface-to-surface Prithvi missile system was test fired from a naval ship about 40 nautical miles from here inside the ... Read more...

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ISRO starts filling liquid fuel for PSLV rocket


September 21st, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filling of liquid fuel in the second stage of the Rs.70-crore Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket that would carry the Rs.130-crore Oceansat2 -- India's ... Read more...

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Unsung hero of moon mission is sad but forgiving


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) In the nine months India's Chandrayaan-1 has been circling the moon everyone connected with it has been awarded, rewarded or interviewed on TV, except the ... Read more...

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Russia to build balanced nuclear missile force by 2050


July 26th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sevastopol (Russia), July 26 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy is developing a concept of building a balanced nuclear missile force by 2050, the Russian Navy commander said Sunday. "In our understanding, it is ... Read more...

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US failed to detect Russian submarines that launched missiles


July 15th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (RIA Novosti) The United States was unable to detect the presence of Russian strategic submarines in the Arctic before they test-launched two ballistic missiles, a Russian intelligence source said ... Read more...

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Nuclear capable ‘Prithvi-II’ test fired successfully


April 15th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur, Apr 15 (ANI): India on Wednesday successfully test fired the indigenous surface-to-surface ballistic missile, 'Prithvi-II', from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) here, 15 km from Balasore.Prithvi-II, a version of nuclear-capable, ... Read more...

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