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In Regional Arms Buildup, Another Nuclear-Capable Missile Is Tested

June 05 2012


The Pakistani military says it has carried out another test of a nuclear-capable cruise missile, the fifth test since India launched a new long-range weapon in late April, reports Agence France-Presse.

The Hatf VII cruise missile that was fired Tuesday has a range of 440 miles (700 km), features stealth characteristics and can carry a conventional or nuclear warhead, according to Pakistani military officials.

On April 20, India test-launched the Agni V missile, with a range...

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