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16th December, 2022 Security


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Context: India test-fires Agni-V ballistic missile with 5,000 km range



  • This marks a significant boost to the country’s strategic deterrence, people familiar with the development said.
  • The test-firing of the missile from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast comes amid India’s lingering border row with China.
  • Agni-V can bring almost the entire Asia including the northernmost part of China and regions in Europe under its striking range.


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