09 Feb '18, 5am

India gearing up for WW3 with NUKE MISSILE launch - UK Media

India gearing up for WW3 with NUKE MISSILE launch - UK Media

The country’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) test-fired the Agni-1 short-range ballistic missile at a target in the Bay of Bengal. on Tuesday. A SFC spokesman said: “The trajectory of the trial was tracked by a battery of sophisticated riders, telemetry observation stations, elects-optic instruments and naval ships right from its launch till the missile hit the target with pinpoint accuracy.” Named after the Vedic god of fire, the missile can carry a warhead as heavy as 5,500 pounds and travel 560 miles. It comes just weeks after an earlier ICBM test that proved India could destroy targets in nearby China and Pakistan. The dramatic test will likely be seen as a threat by hated-rival Pakistan. Relations between the two countries have plummeted as both sides continue to push their claims on Kashmir. It could also be seen as a direct warning to China, which has contested land...

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