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Agni-VI: India’s Next Missile all set to Surprise the World ?

India’s most formidable missile, the over 5,000-km range Agni-V, is now ready for user trials by the military after it underwent its fourth and final test-firing from the integrated test range off the Odisha coast on Monday. The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Agni-V, dubbed a “game-changer” in strategic deterrence because it brings the whole of […]

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India joins Missile Technology Control Regime : MTCR Benifits

India on 27 june 2016 joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) as a full member and said its entry would be mutually beneficial to enhance global non-proliferation norms. Marking India’s first entry into any multilateral export control regime, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar signed the instrument of accession to MTCR in the presence of France’s […]

Defence

Second strike capabilities and role of submarines and SLBMs

A nuclear triad refers to the nuclear weapons delivery of a strategic nuclear arsenal which consists of three components: strategic bombers, intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), and submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs). The purpose of having a three-branched nuclear capability is to significantly reduce the possibility that an enemy could destroy all of a nation’s nuclear forces […]