Important Indian Missiles For Railway Exams-GK Updates Download in PDF

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    Agni – I
    It is a medium – range ballistic missile with a range of 700 – 1200 km
    Agni – II
    It is a intermediate – range ballistic missile with a range of 2000 – 2500 km
    Agni – III
    It is a intermediate – range ballistic missile with a range of 3000 – 5000 km
    Agni – IV
    It is a intermediate – range ballistic missile with a range of 3200 – 3700 km
    Agni – V
    It is a intermediate – range ballistic missile with a range of 3200 – 3700 km
    Prithvi
    (SS – 150)
    Prithvi is a tactical surface to surface Short – Range Balistic Missile (SRBM). It has three versions
    Prithvi – I
    (SS – 250)
    Army Version (150 km range with a payload of 1000 kg).
    Prithvi – II
    (SS – 350)
    Air Force Version (250 km range with a payload of 500 kg).
    Prithvi – III
    (SS – 350)
    Naval Version (350 km range with a payload of 500 kg).
    Dhanush
    (SS – 350)
    Dhanush is reportedly a naval version of Prithvi – III which can be launched from ships. It can carry 500 kg of conventional or nuclear warhead
    Astra
    Astra is Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air to air missile. Astra is designed to be capable of engaging targets at varying range and altitudes allowing for both short – range targets (upto 20 km) and long range targets (upto 80 km) using alternative propulsion modes
    Akash
    Akash is a medium range surface – to – air missile defence system developed by DRDO and BEL as part of the IGMDP. The missile can target aircraft upto 30 km away, at altitudes of 18000m. Akash can be fired from both tracked and wheeled platforms
    Trishul
    Trishul is a short range surface – to – air missile. The range of the missile is 12 km and is fitted with a 15 kg warhead. The weight of the missile is 130 kg.
    Nag
    Nag is India’s third generation “ Fire – and – Forget” anti – tank missile. It is an all weather, top attack missile with a range of 3 to 7 km.
    Sagarika
    K – 15 Sagarika is a nuclear – capable submarine launched ballistic missile with a range of 700 km. It belongs to the K missile family. The latest test of the K – 15 Missile was done on 11th March, 2012.
    Brahmos
    Brahmos is a stealth supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. It is a joint venture between Republic of India’s DRDO and Russian Federation’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia who have together formed Brahmos Aerospace Private Limited.
    It is the world’s fastest cruise missile in operation. The missile travels at a speed of mach 2.8 to 3.0. It has a range of 290 km. It can carry 300 kg of conventional or nuclear warhead. It is a hypersonic cruise missile with a range of 290 km. It is under development
    Shaurya
    The Shaurya Missile is a short – range surface to surface ballistic missile developed by DRDO for use by the Indian Army capable of hypersonic speeds, it has a range of 600 km and is capable of carrying a payload one – tone conventional or nuclear warhead. Sharuya Missile is a land version of the under – water launched K – 15 Missile, Sagarika.
    Nirbhay
    Nirbhay is a long range, subsonic cruise missile being developed in India. The missile will have a range of 1000 km. the missile will have a speed of 0.8 mach. The Nirbhay will be able launched from multiple platforms on land, sea and air.

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