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List of Important Missiles of India

List of Important Missiles of India


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#1. List of Important Missiles of India

Recently, in IBPS/SBI PO & Clerk and other such banking exams, many questions were asked about Important Missiles of India. Therefore, go through the list of Indian Missiles, listed along with their range and type thoroughly.

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

#2. Important Missiles of India – Facts

In addition to the above here are some facts related to Indian Missiles that you must know. Run through the points mentioned below to acknowledge the power of Indian Army.

  • 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 after two rivers, the Brahmaputra of India and the Moskva of Russia.
  • Agni-V is India’s longest-range missile to carry a nuclear warhead.
  • “K” missiles are faster, lighter and stealthier and named after Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

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