Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Japan military seeks record budget amid regional threats:-Japan's Defence Ministry is seeking a record-high budget of nearly 5.5 trillion yen (55 billion) for fiscal 2021 to fund more purchases of costly American stealth fighters and expand its capability to counter possible threats in both cyber and outer space....
  • India successfully test-fires BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile from Chandipur ITR in Odisha:-India on Wednesday successfully test-fired BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile with a strike range of more than 400 km from a base in Odisha, defence sources said. The launch of the state-of-the-art missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here was successful, Defence Research and Development (DRDO) sources said....
  • HAL rolls out 300th ALH (Dhruv):-The 300th Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) was rolled out from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's hangar. Currently, HAL is producing 73 ALHs contracted for Army (41), Indian Navy (16) and Indian Coast Guard (16)....
  • Rajnath Singh unveils new Defence Acquisition Procedure:-Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has unveiled a new Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) that features steps to turn India into a global manufacturing hub of military platforms, reduce timelines for procurement of defence equipment and allow purchase of essential items by the three services through capital budget under a simplified mechanism....
student competition 2020

Iran tests sophisticated Russian-made air defence system

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

TEHRAN (AP): Iran has successfully test-fired a sophisticated Russian-made air defence system, the official IRNA news agency has reported.

The report said the test of the S-300 system on Saturday came during a recent military exercise named Damvand, the name of Iran's highest mountain.

It said the test targeted various flying objects including missiles. With a range of up to 200 kilometers, the S-300 is capable of simultaneously tracking and striking multiple targets.

Russia delivered the S-300 system to Iran in 2016, nearly 10 years after the initial contract had been signed. Iran signed the US$ 800 million contract to buy the S-300 missile system in 2007, but Russia suspended their delivery three years later because of strong objections from the United States and Israel.

In 2016 a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers went into practice under which Iran limited its nuclear activities in return for the lifting of sanctions.

Tags:

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Security scenario in Eastern Ladakh at uneasy "no war no peace" status: IAF chief

The present security scenario along our northern frontiers is at an uneasy "no war no peace" status, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said today, referring to the prolonged border row with China in Eastern Ladakh.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2020

Brahmand World Defence Update

Image Gallery