India Deployed Nirbhaya Cruise Missile Near LAC : Clear Message to China

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In a major boost to India’s long-range defence, the security forces have rolled out homegrown subsonic missile Nirbhay to counter China’s missile deployment along the Line of Actual Control.

The surface-to-surface missile has a reach of up to 1,000 km. The Nirbhay missile is capable of low-level stealth strike on targets. It means it is capable of flying between 100 metres to four km from ground and pick up the target before engaging it.

The Nirbhay missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile has been in the testing for seven years. This is Nirbhay missile’s first deployment.

According to sources, the new missiles have been deployed in a limited number for now. The missile is likely to get full op clearance later.

The all-weather surface-to-surface missile has a range that can go up to 1,000 km, which mean it is capable of striking targets in Tibet.

According to the satellite images accessed by India Today, there has been a sudden increase in China‚Äôs deployment of surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) at new locations in Tibet along the Indian frontier. Chinese missile sites have come up in areas bordering Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Ladakh.

So, this deployement of Nirbhaya Cruise Missile is a clear message for China and its deployment near LAC and in Tibet Region.

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