India successfully launches ballistic missile from nuclear-powered submarine

(VOVWORLD) - India has successfully tested a ballistic missile fired from its first domestic nuclear-powered submarine. The launch was a boost to the country’s armed force capability, the Indian Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Friday.

India is now the sixth country, alongside China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States to have the capability to attack and respond with nuclear weapons on the ground, the sea, and the sky.

The successful development of submarine-launched ballistic missile is seen as a boost to the country’s growing military capabilities.

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