Top 10 India Indigenous Defense Weapons


Top 10 India Indigenous Defense Weapons
Astra is developed by DRDO India, It is the very first Air-to-Air missile to be designed and developed in India. The maximum range of Astra is 110 km in head-on chase and 20 km in tail chase.

Rudra is an attack helicopter manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), for the Indian Army. It is the Weapon System Integrated (WSI) Mk-IV variant of the Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH). Rudra is the first armed helicopter being produced indigenously in India.

The HAL Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) is a multirole combat helicopter being developed in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The first prototype helicopter had its inaugural flight on Mar 23, 2010. it is powered by two HAL/Turbomeca Shakti turbo-shaft engines which is also made by India.

The Kolkata class (Project 15A) are a class of stealth guided missile destroyers which is being built by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in India. It has a 163 m long hull which is retained from its predecessor, Delhi class. It displaces around 7500 tons when fully loaded.

Nirbhay is an all-weather, low-cost, long-range cruise missile capable of carrying conventional and nuclear war heads. designed and developed in India by the Defence Research and Development Organisation.

Nag is a third generation “fire-and-forget” anti-tank missile developed in India. Nag, scored a “bull’s eye” and successfully hit the target 4 km away during a night trial in the Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan in Jan 2016.

The Vikrant Class are the first indigenously designed and built aircraft carriers in India. Two aircraft carriers are being constructed for the Indian navy by Cochin Shipyard (CSL). The first ship in the series will replace the retired aircraft carrier, INS Virat.

INS Arihant is the lead ship of India’s Arihant class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in the port city of Visakhapatnam.

Hal Tejas is 4.5 generation multirole light fighter jet made by Hindustan Aeronuctics Limited, 70% of the parts are made in India and only 30% are improted from other contries.

The Arjun Mk-2 is a new generation of main battle tank (MBT) designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) of India. The Arjun Mk II was unveiled for the first time to the public during a military parade for the National Day in New Delhi on 26 January, 2014.