(Worthy News) - India tested its longest-range intercontinental missile on Thursday, the defense ministry said, part of efforts to build a nuclear deterrent against neighboring Pakistan and China.
The 5,000-km range (3,107-mile) Agni missile was tested from an island in India's eastern coast in the Bay of Bengal, the ministry said on its official Twitter account.
It said the launch was "a major boost to the defense capabilities" of India. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More...) ]
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