Shaurya missile

OCT 5

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Why in news?

  • India successfully test-fires nuclear-payload capable Shaurya missile

About Shaurya missile:

  • The Shaurya missile is a canister launched hypersonic surface-to-surface tactical missile.
  • It was developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for use by the Armed Forces.
  • It has a range of 700 to 1,900 km and is capable of carrying a payload of 200kg to 1 ton conventional or nuclear warhead.
  • Sharya missile is fastest missile in the world with a speed of 7.5 mach.

PRELIMS QUESTION

Shaurya” recently in news is a:
(a)Indian navy Destroyer vessel
(b)Surface to surface missile
(c)Unmanned Combat aerial Vehicle
(d)None of the above

Answer to Prelims Question