India tested a 500 kg guided bomb, responding to Pakistan firing missiles

The Indian Air Force announced that it had successfully tested an accurate guided bomb with a mass of 500 kg, shortly after Pakistan fired a ballistic missile.

While Indian and Pakistani diplomats tried to be friendly, the two sides’ troops tested the powerful weapons in turn. On May 24, the Indian Air Force announced that it had successfully tested a smart glide bomb, able to adjust flight paths during a free fall. New bombs weighing 500 kg. It has a mechanism similar to the US JDAM smart bomb.

“The guided bomb has reached the desired range and hit the target with high accuracy. All the tasks set out are met” – RT quoted a press release from the Indian Weapons Research and Development Agency (DRDO).

The smart guided bomb test took place two days after the test of the BrahMos cruise missile, one of the world’s fastest anti-ship missiles with a range of more than 300 km.

Between two tests of Indian weapons, Pakistan also displayed its military strength with the successful test of the Shaheen II medium-range ballistic missiles. The missile may carry a conventional or nuclear warhead with a range of more than 1,500 km.

One noteworthy detail is that the tested weapons of India and Pakistan can carry nuclear warheads, the weapons of mass destruction that the two countries possess. Tests took place in the context of India’s vote counting.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party will most likely win. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan sent congratulations. He wrote on Twitter that he hoped Modi would work with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia.