- It is a tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) developed by DRDO of India under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP).
- It is deployed by India’s Strategic Forces Command.
- The Agni missile is a family of medium to intercontinental range ballistic missiles, named after one of the five elements of nature.
- Agni missiles are long range, nuclear weapons capable surface to surface ballistic missile.
- It is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defence system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ordnance Factories Board and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
- The missile system can target aircraft up to 30 km away, at altitudes up to 18,000 m.
- It 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.
- It is India’s third generation “Fire-and-forget” anti-tank missile. It is all weather, top attack missile with a range of 3 to 7 km.
- Nag uses Imaging Infra-Red (IIR) guidance with day and night capability.
- It can be mounted on an infantry vehicle; a helicopter launched version will also be available with integration work being carried out with the HAL Dhruv.
- It is a short range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land.
- It is a joint venture between the Russia and India who have together formed BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited. It is the world’s fastest cruise missile in operation.
- The missile travels at speeds of Mach 8 to 3.0 and has a maximum range of 290 km.
- It is an all-weather low-cost long-range nuclear warhead capable cruise missile with stealth and high accuracy.
- The missile has a range of more than 1000 km. It weighs about one tonne and has a length of 6 metres.
- It is an active radar homing beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM).
- Astra is designed to be capable of engaging targets at varying range and altitudes allowing for engagement of both short-range targets (up to 20 km) and long-range targets (up to 80 km) using alternative propulsion modes.