Twin Towers / Explosives used in demolition is equal to 3 Agni or 12 Brahmos or 4 Prithvi missiles

Zoom News : Aug 28, 2022, 04:03 PM
Twin Towers | Supertech Twin Towers built in Noida has been demolished. More than 3,500 kg of explosives were used to bring down the twin towers. The amount of explosives used to bring down these two towers was equal to the warhead of the Agvi-V missile or the four warheads of the BrahMos missile or the Prithvi missile. Ban Tower higher than Qutub Minar was constructed in Sector 93A of Noida. About Rs 20 crore has been spent to demolish the towers.

According to an India Today report, the height of both the towers was a little over 100 metres. Waterfall implosion technique was used to bring down the tower. Due to which the place where this building was built became like a deck of cards. The buttons used for the explosion and the entire process of collapsing the building was completed in about 9 seconds. It is a different matter that the whole area had turned into a cloud of dust.

Agni V Missile

Agni V ICBM has been developed by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Bharat Dynamics Limited. The weight of the missile is about 50000 kg. The missile is 1.75 meters long with a diameter of two meters. In this, the weapon weighing 1500 kg is placed on top of the rocket booster.

BrahMos Missile

BrahMos is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg (both conventional and nuclear) and has a top supersonic speed of Mach 2.8 to 3 (about three times the speed of sound). The BrahMos missile is a joint venture between India's DRDO and Russia's NPOM and both the teams are involved. This missile can be used to destroy targets fixed at sea as well as on land. This missile has been inducted into the armed forces. It can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land platforms.

Prithvi Missile

Prithvi is a strategic surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) developed by India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP). It has been deployed by the India Strategic Force Command.