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India To Deploy Tactical Ballistic Missiles Near China, Pakistan Border

India has approved the purchase of 120 Parlay quasi-ballistic surface-to-surface missiles to deploy them along the country’s borders with Pakistan and China, the ANI news agency reported, citing sources in the ministry.




A senior defence source was quoted by the news agency as stating, "A high-level meeting of the Defence Ministry cleared the acquisition of around 120 missiles for the armed forces and their deployment along the borders."


Parlay missiles, according to ANI, can reach targets up to 500 kilometres (310 miles) away and are challenging to intercept because of their capacity to modify their course. The missile's creation got under way in 2015. The Indian military services successf