DMPQ: Enumerate the difference between ballistic and cruise missile.

 

BallisticCruise
Launched directly into the high layers of the earth’s atmosphereA cruise is a guided missile that can destroy a target over long distance with high accuracy.
Follows parabolic pathDoes not follow parabolic path
It depends on gravity hence called ballistic.Does not depend upon gravity
Classified by coverageClassified by speed
Short range ballistic missile, Medium Range , Intermediate range, Inter ContinentalSub sonic

Super sonic

Hyper sonic

AGNI, PRITHVi, DHANUSHBrahmos, Nirbhaya
Can carry multiple warheadsCarry generally one warhead
Not highly preciseHighly precise

 

 

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