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India’s ballistic interceptor missile fails to reach target

India’s ballistic missile interceptor failed on its tenth test on Monday, being unable to reach its target, a senior defence official said. The indigenous Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile was fired from Wheeler Island off the coast in Odisha’s Bhadrak district, about 170 km from here, but plummeted into the Bay of Bengal seconds after lift-off. “It took off ...

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India successfully tests Interceptor Missile, fifth to join the club

India’s defence organization DRDO has conducted a successfully tested the interceptor missile — Defence Missile AAD-05, which has hit the ballistic missile and destroyed it at a height of 15 kms off the Coast of Orissa near the Wheelers Island. With this test, India becomes the fifth nation to have these ballistic missile defence capabilities in the world. Read More

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