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Missiles of India


Missiles of India

 

NAME

TYPE

FEATURES

SPEED

STATUS

Agni I

Medium Range Ballistic Missile Single Stage

a) It is a Surface to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 1250 km.

c) It weighs 12 tonnes and can carry warheads weighing up to 1 ton.

d) It is developed by DRDO

Mach 7.5

In service

Agni II

Intermediate range Ballistic Missile -Two Stage

a) It is a Surface to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 2000-2500 km, based on the warhead load.

c) It weighs 16 tonnes and can carry warheads weighing up to 1 ton.

d) It is developed by DRDO

Mach 12

In service

Agni III

Intermediate range Ballistic Missile, Two Stage

a) It is a Surface to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 2500-3500 km, based on the warhead load.

c) It weighs 20 tonnes and can carry warheads weighing up to 1.5 to 2 ton.

d) It is developed by DRDO

5-6 km/s

In service

Agni IV

Intermediate range Ballistic Missile, Two Stage

a) It is a Surface to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 3500 – 4000 km, based on the warhead load.

c) It weighs 17 tonnes and can carry warheads weighing up to 1.5 ton.

d) It is developed by DRDO

Mach 7

In service

Agni V

Inter Continental Ballistic Missile, Three Stage

a) It is a Surface to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 5000-8000 km, based on the warhead load.

c) It weighs 50 tonnes and can carry warheads weighing up to 1.5 ton.

d) It is developed by DRDO

Mach 24

In service

Agni VI

Inter Continental Ballistic Missile

4 stage

a) It is a Surface to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 8000 – 12000 km, based on the warhead load.

c) It weighs 70 tonnes and can carry warheads weighing up to 3 tonnes.

d) It is developed by DRDO

Mach 24

Development Stage

 

Akash

Short Range

a) It is a surface to Air missile.

b) It has a Range of 30 km.

c) It weighs 720 kg and carry warheads up to 60 kg.

d) It is developed by DRDO

Mach 2.5 to 3.5

In Service

Astra

Beyond Visual Range

a) It is an Air to Air Missile.

b) Its range is 80 km.

c) It weighs around 154 kg and can carry warheads up to 15 kg.

d) Developed by DRDO.

Mach 4 +

In Service

Barak 1

Short range Surface to Air missile, Ship Defence

a) It is a Ship to Air and Ship to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 12 km.

c) It weighs 98 kg and can carry warhead up to 22 kg.

 

In Service. Fitted upon Shivalik class Frigates

Barak 8

Short range Surface to Air missile, Ship Defence

a) It is a Ship to Air and Ship to Surface Missile.

b) Its range is 90 km.

c) It weighs 275 kg and can carry warhead up to 60 kg

Mach 2

In Service. Fitted upon Kolkata class destroyers

Brahmos

Cruise Missile

a) It can be fired from anywhere – Land, Naval and Air.

b) Its range is 300 km.

c) It weighs 3 tonnes and can carry warhead up to 200 kg

d) It is two-stage missile, the first one being solid and the second one ramjet liquid propellant.

Mach 2.8 to 3 Mach

In service

BrahMos II

Hypersonic Cruise Missile

a) it is the second of the BrahMos series of cruise missiles.

b) It is expected to have a range of 290 km and a speed of Mach 7.

c) It will be powered by a scramjet engine instead of a ramjet one.

Mach 7

under development

Dhanush

Naval Variant of Prithvi II

a) It is a sea to sea or surface missile.

b) It has a range of 350 to 750 km based on the weight of war head it carries.

c) Its weight is 4.6 tonnes and it can carry warheads weighing from 0.25 to 1 ton

 

In service

K4 Missile

Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

a) It is an underwater to surface missile with a range of 3500 km.

b) It weighs 17 tonnes and carry warheads weighing up to 2 – 2.5 tonnes.

Mach 7+

Testing phase

Nag

Fire and Forget, AntiTank missile

a) It can be launched for surface and Air to hit targets on the surface.

b) It has a short range of 4 km.

c) It weighs just 42 kg and can carry warheads weighing up to 8 kg.

230 m/s

In Service

Nirbhay

Stealth, Subsonic Cruise missile

a) It can be fired for anywhere – Land, Air and Naval.

b) It has an operational range of 1000 km.

c) It can carry warheads up to 100kg and it weighs 1 tonne

Mach 0.8

In testing phase

Prahaar

Tactical Ballistic Missile.

a) It is a Surface to Air missile.

b) It has Quick reaction feature and omni directional warheads.

c) It has an operational range of 150 km.

d) It weighs 1280 km and can carry warhead up to 200 kg.

Mach 2.03

In Service

Prithvi I

Short Range Ballistic Missile

a) It was a surface to surface missile with an operational range of 150 km.

b) It weighed 4.4 tonnes.

c) Its warhead capacity was 1 tonne

 

Not in service

Prithvi II

Short Range Ballistic Missile

a) It is a surface to surface missile. b) It has an operational range of 350 km with a weight of 4.6 tonnes.

c) Its warhead capacity is 0.5 tonnes

 

In Service

Prithvi III

Short Range Ballistic Missile

a) It is a surface to surface missile. b) It has an operational range of 600 km with a weight of 5.6 tonnes.

c) Its warhead capacity is 0.5 tonne

 

In Service

Sagarika (K15)

Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

a) It is an underwater to surface missile with a range of 700 km.

b) It weighs 6 tonnes and can carry warheads up to 1 tonne

Mach 7+

In service

Shaurya

Hypersonic, Cannister launched

a) It is a Surface to surface missile with a range of 700 to 1900 km depending on the warhead weight it carries.

b) Its weight is 6.2 tonnes, with a warhead capacity of 180 – 1000 kg

Mach 7.5

In service

Trishul

Short range for Navy I

a) It is a surface to air missile.

b) It has a range of 9 km.

c) Its weight is 130 kg. Its warhead capacity is 5 kg

 

Not in service

Helina (HELIcopter launched NAg)

Anti-Tank Guided Missile

a) It has a range of 7–8 km

b) Launched from twin-tube stub wing-mounted launchers on board the armed HAL Dhruv and HAL Light Combat Helicopter produced by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)

 

In service

Prithvi Air Defence (PAD)

Exo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic missile

a) It is an anti-ballistic missile developed to intercept incoming ballistic missiles outside the atmosphere

b) PAD is a two-stage missile with a maximum interception altitude of 80 km.

Mach 5+

In Service (Induction Phase)

Advanced Air Defence (AAD)

Endoatmospheric Anti-ballistic missile

It is an anti-ballistic missile developed to intercept incoming ballistic missiles in the endo-atmosphere at an altitude of 30 km.

Mach 4.5

In Service (Induction Phase)

Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV)

Exo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic missile

It is an anti-ballistic missile developed to intercept incoming ballistic missiles in the exo-atmosphere at an altitude of 120 km.

Mach 5+

In Service (Induction Phase)