India’s indigenous sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay failed mid-way after it was fired from Chandipur Friday.
The missile failed to hit the target after it nose-dived in the Bay of Bengal midway 11 minutes after it was fired, Sources said.
The missile covered a distance of 128 km. This is the third time the missile was tested and it has failed in two instances. During the first test on March 12, 2013, the missile fell after 20 minutes of launch, the second test on October 17, 2014 was not upto the mark as it could not maintain a low height.
The two-stage missile has a length of six metres, a diameter of 0.52 m, a wing span 2.7 m and a launch weight of about 1,500 kg.
Indias Defense Research Development Organization will now test the indigenous sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay for the third time on October 16 after the Prime Ministers Office put the testing on hold for Thursday. The PMO has also put a couple of other missile tests on hold ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modis foreign tour
Indias Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has started work on air-launched version of the Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile to arm Su-30MKI fighter and will launch it from an aircraft in a couple of months, Tass reported Thursday. According to reports, DRDO is now working on integrating it with the fighter jets systems and developing the capability of launching from low altitudes, in order to minimize its visibility to radar
Indias long range sub sonic cruise missile, Nirbhay I will have a new small Turbo-Fan engine manufactured by the Gar Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE). “GTRE is presently ground testing an engine for the cruise missile and has not yet come up with its nomenclature
The fifth test of Indias home-grown subsonic cruise missile, Nirbhay has been deferred due to a technical snag. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) postponed the test which was planned to be conducted on Wednesday
Delay in the process of wing deployment has led to third failure of India's Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile, according to Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The failed mission of subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay was pointing towards a slight ‘pause during the wing deploying process, resulting in the missile developing a very high roll-rate, which led to the Inertial Navigation System (INS) losing its frame of reference,
India's home-grown cruise missile Nirbhay was successfully tested today from the Integrated Test Range(ITR) at Chandipur on sea off Odisha coast. ITR sources told Daily Excelsior that the 1000 km range missile was test-fired around 1156 hours from the launch complex three of the Integrated test Range at Chandipur, about 15 kms from here
Indias Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is eyeing to test indigenous subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay for the fourth time. “If the system gets ready, the missile will be launched in June
Indias defense exports this year is likely to cross 1200 crores (US $185 million) double than porevious years exports. “Export should be encouraged as we have friendly relations with many countries
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