Important Missile Systems of India

Important Missile Systems of India

Defence General Awareness is an important and dynamic segment in the Defence Exams syllabus. Several questions have been asked related to the missile launch, its type, etc. According to recent trends, there has been a pattern to ask factual questions more than conceptual ones. To tackle the factual questions, it is essential to know several facts and figures about the Missile System of India.

Types of Important Indian Missiles

  • ·       Anti-Tank Missiles
  • ·       Cruise Missiles
  • ·       Surface-To-Air Missiles
  • ·       Air-to-air missiles
  • ·       Surface-to-surface missiles
  • ·       Interceptor Missiles
  • ·       Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles

 

Missile

Class

Range

News

Prithvi-3

SRBM

300-350 km

Operational

Prithvi-2

SRBM

250-350 km

Operational

Exocet

ASCM

40-180 km

Operational

Sagarika/Shaurya

SLBM

700 km / 3,500 km

In Development

Prithvi-I

SRBM

150 km

Operational

Prahaar

SRBM

150 km

In Development

Nirbhay

Cruise Missile

800-1,000 km

In development

Dhanush

SRBM

250-400 km

Operational

BrahMos

Cruise Missile

300-500 km

Operational

Agni-5

ICBM

5,000-8,000 km

In Development

Agni-4

IRBM

3,500-4,000 km

In Development

Agni-3

IRBM

3,000-5,000 km

Operational

Agni-2

MRBM

2,000-3,500 km

Operational

Agni-1

SRBM

700-1,200 km

Operational

 

Stay tuned for more updates.

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