December 30, 2014

India 's Tipu Sultan Pioneer of Rockets / Missiles Warfare

Modern warfare weapons of Rockets and Missiles were invented by India's Tipu Sultan , the Ruler of Mysore ( Karnataka ).

Rockets were used by Tipu Sultan's army against the East India Company , also , in the Battle of Srirangapatna in 1799.

It was from Tipu Sultan , that the technology of Rockets was taken to England / Europe.


Reminds us the last days of World War II ( fall of Berlin ) , when there was a competition between Americans and Russians to lay hands on German V 2 Rocket Technology / Scientists whose knowledge / work   , later , pioneered the  Space Age Rocketry  of both USA and Russia ( USSR ).

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