New Delhi: China's new anti-ship ballistic missile, if fully functional, posed a "different category of threat" and certainly requires "a different measure to counter it," Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said on Friday.
He also noted that the Jin class of submarines with its ballistic missile capability and underwater endurance levels has compelled other maritime powers to see what are the Chinese "intentions" with such platforms and weapons.
Addressing his annual press conference, Verma was replying to questions on the two military systems of China's People's Liberation Army (Navy).
"If it is a fully functional system, it does generate quite a different category of threat and certainly requires a different measure to counter it," he said about the DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles that China has developed....more
01:33 AM, Dec 03, 2011
Islamabad: An advertisement issued by the Pakistan Navy on Tuesday for a multi-national exercise prominently featured images of Indian Navy warships even though India is not among the countries participating in the manoeuvres being held in the Arabian Sea. The full-page advertisement for the Aman-11 exercise, which appeared in The Nation and Nawa-e-Waqt newspapers, featured images of the Indian Navy's Delhi, Godavari and Talwar-class warships. It also featured images of...
02:40 PM, Mar 08, 2011