Amid tensions with China, India tests world’s fastest cruise missile

Military tensions in Asia have accelerated India's trials of the world's fastest cruise missile built by the Indian military in collaboration with Russia

On one hand, the Centre talks about a big boost to the defence sector by divulging its plan to spend $130 billion to strengthen armed forces in the next five to seven years. While on the other hand, all the three defence wings have had to cut down on its modernisation plans due to budgetary constraints.

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