Important Missiles of India GK notes for Competitive exams

Important Missiles of India GK notes for Competitive exams

Important Missiles of India GK notes for Competitive exams

Important Missiles of India GK notes for Competitive exams: Competitive Exams include many topics from various subjects. Defence Exams, one of the important competitive exams include many topics and also tough exam.

One of the subjects asked in Defence exams is Important Missiles of India which is a very important topic in the exam. Apart from the exam point of view, as a defence aspirant, it is important to be aware of our Missiles in India.

In this article, you will find the complete guide on List of Important Missiles of India.

List of Important Missiles of India

Being an Indian citizen everyone should know about our Missiles and a little information about our Indian Army. So, here is the list of important Missiles of India. Go through the list and be well prepared for all competitive exams.

Important Fact About Missiles Of India:

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the organisation responsible for the military’s research and development.
  • Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is also known as the “Missile Man of India”
  • India is the first nuclear weapons country to have a no first use policy.
  • Prithvi was the first missile to be built by India.
  • BrahMos, the world’s fastest cruise missile is developed jointly by India & Russia and named after two rivers, the Brahmaputra of India and the Moskva of Russia.

For various examinations like Defence exams, Bank exams, SSC exam, Railway exam, Insurance, and many others include questions from Missiles of India in General Knowledge section. As most of the people are aware or not, India’s Military Force is ranked in the Position.

Indian Missiles Type Range
Astra Air to Air Missiles Radar homing
beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile
60 to
80 Km
K-100 Air to Air Missiles Medium Range 300 to
400 Km
Nag Anti Tank Missile 4 Km
Helina (Helicopter Launched Nag) Anti Tank Missile 7 to
8 Km
Ashwin Ballistic Missile Interceptor or Advanced Air Defense (AAD) Anti-Tank Missile 150+ Km
Nirbhay Subsonic Cruise Missile 1,000 to
1,500 Km
BrahMos Cruise Missile Fastest Cruise Missile in the World
Supersonic cruise Missile
290 Km
BrahMos II Cruise Missile Hypersonic cruise Missile 300 Km
BrahMos A Cruise Missile
BrahMos M Cruise Missile 290 Km
BrahMos NG Cruise Missile 290 Km
Prithvi Air Defense (PAD) Defense Missile Exo-atmospheric
Anti-ballistic missile
80 Km
Altitude
Advanced Air Defence Defense Missile Endo-atmospheric
Anti-ballistic missile
30 Km
Altitude
Prithvi
Defense
Vehicle
(PDV)
Defense Missile Exo –atmospheric Anti-ballistic missile 120
Altitude
Akash Surface to Air Missile
Medium range surface to air Missile.
30 to
35 Km
Barak 8 Surface to Air Missile
Long range surface to air Missile.
100 Km
Trishul Surface to Air Missile Low level surface to air Missile. 0.5 Km to
9 Km
Pradyumna Ballistic Missile Interceptor or Prithivi Air Defense (PAD) Surface to Air Missile 300 to
2,000 Km
Agni I Surface to Surface Air Missile Medium Range Ballistic Missile 700 to
1250 Km
Agni II Surface to Surface Air
Missile 
Intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
2,000 to
3,000 Km
Agni III Surface to Surface Air Missile
Intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
3,500 to
5,000 Km
Agni IV Surface to Surface Air Missile
Intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
3,000 to
4,000 Km
Agni V Surface to Surface Air Missile
Intercontinental ballistic missile
5,000 to
8,000 Km
Agni VI Surface to Surface Air Missile
Four-stage intercontinental ballistic missile
8,000 to
12,000 Km
Prithvi I Surface to Surface Air Missile
Short Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
150 Km
Prithvi II Surface to Surface Air
Missile 
Short Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
350 Km
Prithvi III Surface to Surface Air
Missile 
Short Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
350 to600 Km
Dhanush Surface to Surface Air Missile Short Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical) 350 – 600 km
Prahaar (Pragati) Surface to Surface Air Missile Short Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical) 150 km
Shaurya Surface to Surface Air Missile Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) 750 to
1900Km
Sagarika (K15) Submarine Launched Ballistic
Missile
700 to
1900Km
K4 Submarine Launched Ballistic
Missile
3,500 to
5,000 Km
K5 Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile 6,000 Km

Thus, candidates who are appearing for any competitive exams can start preparing well for the exams, you should know the List of Important Missiles of India with this piece of information. Along with this, candidates can refer to the latest GK Books available online.

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