Saturday, May 30, 2009

The Nuclear Arms Race Between Pakistan And India

A nuclear-capable missile is displayed during
National Day celebrations in Pakistan — APP photo.

Pakistan Enhances Second Strike N-Capability: US Report --

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has addressed issues of survivability in a possible nuclear conflict through second strike capability, says a US congressional report.

The first part of the report, published on Friday, deals with Islamabad’s efforts to develop new weapons, while the second part studies its strategy for surviving a nuclear war.

According to the report, Pakistan has built hard and deeply buried storage and launch facilities to retain a second strike capability in a nuclear war.

It also has built road-mobile missiles, air defences around strategic sites, and concealment measures.

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More News On The Nuclear Arms Race Between Pakistan And India

Pakistan-India tensions spur nuclear race --
Pak develops second strike capability: US report -- SIfy
Army chief expresses concern over Pak nuke arsenal -- Times Of India
India army chief calls for Pakistan nuclear cap -- Reuters
Pak has 60 nukes & counting... -- Economic Times of India
South Asia nuclear upgrades worry United States -- Daily Times
Pakistan and the Bomb -- Wall Street Journal

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