|Source: News Bharati|
Nagpur, April 22: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarkaryavah Suresh (Bhayyaji) Joshi has congratulated scientists who played vital role in making of Agni V. In his message, RSS Sarkaryavah has said, “Indian scientific community in general and the team of Indian scientists in particular, who led the successful launch of Agni V, deserve hearty congratulations for their remarkable achievement.”
Bhayyaji Joshi has expressed satisfaction saying that the launch of Agni V has empowered the Indian Armed Forces and made the Nation proud.
Successful launch of Agni V, the long range missile capable of reaching deep into China and Europe has thrusted the emerging Asian power into an elite club of nations with intercontinental nuclear weapons capabilities.
The "Agni-V" ballistic missile has a strike range of over 5,000 km. The world has been surprised by India’s achievement. The successful launch of India's long-range nuclear-capable missile AGNI V got prominence dailies across the world, including the US, Britain and South Asia, with most highlighting the fact that the Agni-V could reach China.
Dramatic images of the missile, which has a range of 5,000 km, lifting off from its launch pad in India's Odisha state accompanied the story.
In its news, The New York Times wondered whether the missile test "is the latest escalation of an arms race in Asia, where the assertiveness and rising military power of China has rattled the region and prompted a forceful response from the Obama administration".