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June 2014 - India Special Weapons News

  • India Launches Satellites, Highlights Low Cost VOA 30 Jun 2014 -- India took another step Monday in its ambitions to tap the commercial potential of its space program by launching satellites for four other nations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended the country's space program as the world's most cost effective.
  • Nuclear forces reduced while modernizations continue, says SIPRI SIPRI 16 Jun 2014 -- Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches its annual nuclear forces data, which assesses the current trends and developments in world nuclear arsenals. The data shows that while the overall number of nuclear weapons in the world continues to decline, none of the nuclear weapon-possessing states are prepared to give up their nuclear arsenals for the foreseeable future.
  • India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship RIA Novosti 09 Jun 2014 -- India's armed forces successfully test launched a BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, developed jointly with Russia, from the country's newest warship INS Kolkata, the PTI news agency reported Monday quoting Indian defense officials.
  • India, China Hold Talks on Boosting Trade, Border Disputes VOA 08 Jun 2014 -- The Chinese and Indian foreign ministers have discussed ways to ease border tensions and enhance economic engagement in the Indian capital. It is the first high level interaction between the Asian giants since a new government took power in India.

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