Defence and Security Current Affairs 2018

/Defence and Security Current Affairs 2018

Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System inaugurated

The Indian Navy has unveiled the Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System (IAAMS) at INS Garuda, naval air station located in Kochi, Kerala. Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni, VSM, Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Southern Naval Command inaugurated the ‘Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System (IAAMS).INS Garuda is the fourth air station to have been installed with this integrated [...]

Nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile successfully test fired

Indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile was successfully test fired from a test range in Odisha. The test was carried out from mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near Balasore, Odisha. Key points: Prithvi-II missile Inducted into the Armed forces of the country in 2003, the nine-metre-tall, single-stage liquid-fuelled [...]

Nuclear Capable Ballistic Agni-1 Missile Successfully test-fired

Agni-1 missile, an indigenously developed short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile, was successfully test-fired  at Odisha’s Dr Abdul Kalam Island, formerly known as Wheeler Island. The missile was tested as it is a part of a periodic training activity held by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Indian Army to synthesize operational preparedness. It is [...]