» 04/19/2012, 00.00
New Delhi successfully launches "China Killer" nuclear missile
The Agni-V launched this morning at 8:05 (local time) in Orissa, reached its target in 20 minutes, a point off Indonesia. Test Director described launch as "perfect." With a range of over 5 thousand kilometers, the missile can reach Beijing and Shanghai.
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UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile tests
They are a threat to regional and international security and violate three United Nations resolutions. Seoul welcomes the UN decision as "quick and appropriate."
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Kim Jong-un: Close to the final testing of intercontinental ballistic missile
In 2016, the country has carried out more than 20 missile tests, two of them with nuclear warheads. According to experts in 2017 "right time" to complete the nuclear arsenal.
Pyongyang ready to test launch another inter-continental missile
The launch will take place within the next two weeks from the eastern military base Musudan-ri. Members of ASEAN and South Korea issue a joint communiqué urging the North to “avoid ulterior provocation”. The communist regime orders a stop to shipping in the Yellow Sea.
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Islamabad tests Nasr missile: 'credible deterrence' against belligerent India
It is a short-range surface weapon with a range around 60-70 kilometers. It is meant to por “cold water” on Delhi’s “Cold Start” strategy. Arms race is likely to increase military tensions between long-time enemies.
After the "China Killer", New Delhi launches another nuclear missile
Agni-I has a range of 700 kilometers, sufficient (in theory) to reach Pakistan. In April, India tested a missile of the same family, the Agni-V, able to reach China with a radius of 5 thousand kilometers.
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