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The successful firing puts India into an exclusive global club.
"It was an excellent launch and a great success."
Indian defence equipments buyers include Vietnam, Mauritius, Bangladesh, Oman and Afghanistan.
China's blocking of India's bid for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is beginning to have wider effects. India appears to be recalibrating its strategy for dealing with its adversaries, especially China. With the NSG setback, India, which aspires to a global leadership role, knows it has to reiterate its image as a bold and strong player on the world stage. Signs are visible already.
POKHRAN, Rajasthan -- Army today successfully test fired the nearly 300-km-range Brahmos supersonic land attack cruise missile here. "At 1000 hrs today, the Indian Army fired Brahmos land- attack crui...