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India tests intercontinental ballistic missiles It can attack almost all parts of China.

Date 29 Oct 2021 time 15:40

India tests 5,000 km long-range missile amid tensions with China

The Indian government has announced the successful test of the Agni-5, an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead with a length of 17.5 meters and a weight of 50 tons, with a range of 5,000 kilometers, or capable of hitting most parts of China. amid tensions between China and India

On October 27, the Indian Army conducted a test launch of a missile from a launch base on Abdulkalam Island. Eastern state of Odisha and fell into the Bay of Bengal with a very high level of accuracy

The Indian Defense Ministry issued a statement describing the success as being consistent with India’s policy to enhance its potential defenses. Under the promise of not being the first to attack

India has tested the missile several times but this is the first time it has fired a missile at night.

Local media said the move could signal something to the Chinese government. Amid tensions between the two countries from the conflict on the Himalayan border In which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in clashes last year.

including China’s expanding military and economic influence in the Indian Ocean in recent years.

Analysts say the missile’s range can hit most parts of China. and neighboring countries like Pakistan

India is also reportedly developing a sixth-generation Agni missile, which is expected to have a range of 11,000 to 12,000 kilometers.

India’s missile program has been in development for more than a decade, initially set to prepare for an attack from Pakistan. Neighboring countries with frequent conflicts And has waged wars with India three times. Pakistan also owns nuclear weapons.

Analysts believe India is currently preparing missiles to defend its country from China. And in recent years, it seems that India is trying to raise the power of the Indian army to be on par with the Chinese.

India has also strengthened defense cooperation with Western countries in recent years. including joining a quadrilateral (Quad) alliance with the United States, Japan and Australia.

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