List of Indian Missiles

A missile could be a self-operating weapon, operated suing rocket motor or fighter reaction-propulsion engine. It is an exploding weapon which may be sent long distances through air.

There are four major components in missiles-

  1. Targeting or Missile guidance
  2. Filght System
  3. Engine
  4. Warhead

Missiles are of various types-

  1. Surface-to-surface missiles
  2. Surface-to-air missiles
  3. Air-to-air missiles
  4. Defence Missiles
  5. Cruise Missiles
  6. Submarined Launched Ballistic Missiles
  7. Anti-Tank Missiles

List of Missiles-

Missile NameOriginRangeSpeedDescription
Surface-to-surface missiles
Agni-IIndia700 km-1250 kmMach 7.5Medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
Agni-IIIndia2000 km-3000 kmMach 12Intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
Agni-IIIIndia3500 km-5000 km5-6 km/secIntermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
Agni-IVIndia3000 km-4000 kmMach 7Intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)
Agni-VIndia5000 km-8000 kmMach 24Intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM)
Agni-VIIndia8000 km-12000 kmFour-stage intercontinental ballistic missile
Prithvi-IIndia150 kmShort Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
Prithvi-IIIndia350 kmShort Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
Prithvi IIIIndia350 km - 600 kmShort Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
DhanushIndia350 km - 600 kmShort Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
Prahaar (Pragati)India150 kmMach 2.03Short Range Ballistic Missile (Tactical)
ShauryaIndia750 km –1900 kmMach 7.5Hypersonic surface-to-surface tactical missile Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM)
Surface-to-air missiles
AkashIndia30-35 kmMach 2.5 to 3.5Medium-range-s urface-to-air missile
Barak 8India/ Israel100 kmMach 2Long-range-s urface-to-air missile
TrishulIndia9 km Short-range-s urface-to-air missile
Prithvi Air Defence (PAD) or Pradyumna Missile Interceptor300 – 2000 kmBallistic Missile Interceptor, S urface-to-air missile
Air-to-air missiles
AstraIndia80-110 kmMach 4+Active radar homing beyond-visual- range-air-to-air missile (BVRAAM)
K-100Russia & India300-400 kmMach 3.3Medium Range air-to-air missile
MICAIAF500 m to 80 kmMach 4Air-to-Air Missiles
Defence Missiles
Prithvi Air Defence (PAD)IndiaAltitude- 80kmMach 5+ Exo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic missile
Advanced Air Defence (AAD)IndiaAltitude- 30kmMach 5+Endo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic missile
Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV)IndiaAltitude- 120kmExo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic missile
Cruise Missiles
NirbhayIndia1,000 -1500 kmMach 0.8Subsonic cruise missile(Ship, submarine, aircraft and land)
BrahMosRussia & India290 kmMach 2.8 to 3 MachWorld’s Fastest Cruise Missile, Supersonic cruise missile
BrahMos IIIndia300kmMach 7Hypersonic cruise missile(Ship, submarine, aircraft and land)
BrahMos-AAir launched Cruise Missile.
BrahMos-M290 kmSmaller variant of the air-launched BrahMos
BrahMos-NG290 kmMini version supporting the prevailing BrahMos
Submarined Launched Ballistic Missiles
Sagarika (K-15)India700 – 1900KmMach 7+Ballistic Missile
K-4India3,500–5,000 kmMach 7+Ballistic Missile
K-5India6,000 kmBallistic Missile
AshwinIndia150-200kmMach 4.5Ballistic Missile
Anti-Tank Missiles
NagIndia4 km230 m/sAnti-Tank Guided Missile
Helina(HELIcopter launched NAg)India7-8kmAnti-Tank Guided Missile
Amogha-1India2.8 kmAnti-Tank Guided Missile
Advanced Air Defence (AAD) or Ashwin Missile Interceptor 150 km+Ballistic Missile interceptor / anti aircraft missile