India test-fires Agni missile; Pakistan responds with Ghauri

Mecham, Michael
April 1999
Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/19/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 16, p37
Trade Publication
Reports on India's testing of its first solid-fueled, two-stage intermediate-range ballistic missile called Agni II IRBM on April 11, 1999 that has spurred a response from Pakistan with its Ghauri II missile on April 14, 1999. Exchange as evidence that both intend to develop a nuclear deterrence capability regardless of Western condemnation; Tests as a setback for the administration of President Bill Clinton.


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