US Agrees To Supply Ukraine With Advanced Rocket Systems
As part of a $700 million weapons package set to be presented on June 1, US President Joe Biden has agreed to give Ukraine with modern rocket missiles capable of precise strikes on long-range Russian targets. Ukraine is receiving high mobility artillery missile systems from the US. Biden wishes to assist Ukraine in defending itself, but he is opposed to supplying weaponry that Ukraine may use to strike Russia.
Tags: USA, Ukraine, Missile system, Russia, US President Joe Biden
Courtesy: Zee News
US Senators Urge Biden Not To Use CAATSA Over India-Russia Missile Deal
U.S Senators have urged President Joe Biden, not to impose provisions of the punitive Countering America's Adversaries Through Sections Act (CAATSA) against India for buying the 'S 400' surface-to-air missile system from Russia. A letter was sent to Biden calling for a 'waiver' on the grounds of national security and broader cooperation. CAATSA law was imposed in order to "hold" Russian deals to other neighbouring countries.
Tags: US President, PM Modi, Defence deal, Russia, Missile system
$1 Bn Grant By USA For Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System
The U.S House of Representatives a grant of $1 billion for Israel's Iron dome missile defense system on September 23 citing "Israel's security is imperative for America's Security". Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz thanked the U.S administration and the Pentagon for providing Israel necessary aid in defending itself. However, the US Muslim congresswomen have strongly criticized the funding citing the violation of Palestinians' rights.… read-more
Tags: United States, Israel, Missile system, approval, Iron Dome
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Cabinet Approves Export Of Indigenous Akash Missile System
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on December 30 announced that India will soon start exporting the indigenous Akash missile system. The decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting, which was chaired by PM Narendra Modi. Singh said, "Under the #AtmaNirbharBharat, India is growing in its capabilities of manufacturing a wide variety of Defence platforms and missiles." India's first indigenously designed missile system Akash is a 25-km range surface-… read-more
Tags: Defense Ministry, Missile system, Rajnath Singh, Defence
Courtesy: India Today
India Successfully Tests Hypersonic Vehicle; Joins US, China, and Russia
India on September 7 successfully tested the Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) and became the 4th such nation after the US, China, and Russia. The hypersonic missile was tested by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile was launched from the APJ Abdul Kalam testing range, formerly known as Wheeler Island, in Balasore, Odisha. HSTDV propels the missiles with six times faster than the speed of the… read-more
Tags: Fire Hypersonic Vehicle, DRDO, Hypersonic Technology, Missile system
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China Builds Missile Site at Mansarovar Lake; PLA Troops Attempt Transgression
According to reports, China has constructed a surface-to-air missile site on the banks of the Kailash-Mansarovar lake. As reported in The Epoch Times, this could escalate the ongoing border tensions between India and China in Eastern Ladakh. Meanwhile, the Indian army said that Chinese troops have violated the "previous consensus arrived" between the countries, as the latter tried to transgress into Indian areas on August 30.
Tags: INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, Kailash-Mansarovar, Eastern Ladakh, Missile system
Courtesy: ANI News