Published On: Fri, Jan 19th, 2018

Long-Range Missile of India with Nuclear Capability Successfully Tested


Long-Range Missile

India is focusing on developing its missile system to diffuse threats and prove its capabilities with advanced weapon system and thwart the advances of its arch rivals. Despite, many fail in past, it still has managed to add a number of long-range missiles in its arsenal. With the recent development, India has tested its Long-Range Missile capable of taking nuclear warheads from the Bay of Bengal on Thursday. It was fired from an island and was successful.

According to the defense minister of India, this success will enhance our capabilities, this Agni-5 International ballistic missile was fifth of its kind and this will also depict the extent of our strong deterrence. The strengthening of our defense system is our key priority and we are doing what it takes to safeguard our interests, said the minister.

Due to rise in the tension between India and China last year, the former is indulged in improving its missile system and also nuclear capacity.  Strong defense system of China with the handful of Long-Range Missile and nuclear capability has instigated India to focus on its arsenal. And with the launch of Agni, it is claimed that it can strike nearly anywhere in Chine. The disputed border in the highlands of Himalaya rifts up tension which continued for a long time. On another hand, India also fears the growing influence of China on the Indian Ocean.

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