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Know about cruise missiles of Indian Armed Forces

New Delhi: Cruise missiles are designed to deliver a large warhead over long distances with high accuracy. It is a guided missile, the major portion of whose flight path to its target is conducted at

India TV News Desk Updated on: May 05, 2014 8:40 IST
know about cruise missiles of indian armed forces
know about cruise missiles of indian armed forces

New Delhi: Cruise missiles are designed to deliver a large warhead over long distances with high accuracy.




It is a guided missile, the major portion of whose flight path to its target is conducted at approximately constant velocity; that relies on the dynamic reaction of air for lift, and upon propulsion forces to balance drag.

Modern cruise missiles can travel at supersonic or high subsonic speeds, are self-navigating, and can fly on a non-ballistic, extremely low altitude trajectory.

Let's have a look at India's cruise missiles:
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