Chinese experts say India’s Agni-5 series crash can not be compared with the DF-31
India successfully test-fired Agni -5 ICBMs.
China Daily: Indian media said the “Agni” -5 is the top product of the ballistic missiles it with China’s Dongfeng-31A compared to the similarities and differences?
Ye Hailin: First, -5 missile “Agni” China’s Dongfeng-31A missile similar to the road motorized Agni series of missiles, unlike previously rely on the railway-motorized transport. In addition, it uses solid fuel, and reaction speed. From these perspectives, than before the Agni series of significant progress.
Secondly, it is India, with the first intercontinental ballistic missile. But the concept of the “Intercontinental” ICBMs 8000-10000 km range than the previous 2004 significantly reduced. In 2004, the United States against North Korea’s Taepodong series of missiles modified ballistic missiles standards, its range reduced to less than six thousand kilometers, so that the original concept of “Agni” -5 can only be considered as a “long-range missiles This is a very large range of differences. Of course, its accuracy may be another problem.For the evaluation of the Indian media, the I personally do not agree. Range “Agni” -5 whether, as it claimed 5000 km? This will depend on its actual load. If this is 5000 kilometers, the vast majority of the territorial limits in the fight against the range. In fact India Trinity nuclear forces, including its long-range strike force is directed at China, constitute a strategic threat to China, but this take the “Agni” -5 with China’s Dongfeng-31A series of missiles does not make sense compared . Dongfeng not only long range and reliable service for decades, and gradually become the main body of the Chinese land-based strategic missiles. Intercontinental strategic missiles capable of hitting the global strategic objectives, the technology is very mature, well beyond the “Agni” -5.
China Daily: Some Internet users said that the India’s “Agni” -5 obviously aimed at the CMB, a good show of “suspects”, do you think about this statement? How do the United States and India in the game on the geo-political and military interests in South Asia?
Ye Hailin: India to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles has nothing to do with Pakistan. India’s development of nuclear strategy aimed at China. India to develop nuclear weapons, preferring to let Pakistan possessed nuclear weapons. For the United States, India, not to please, is India’s own requirements. A powerful India to the United States is the strategic challenges rather than assets.
India hopes to rely on nuclear weapons and long-range missiles in the international community to enhance the status of their military power, but whether or not to have nuclear weapons, and India are out of the question have a major impact on South Asia’s geopolitical. South Asia defense posture has never been to rely on in India, their main security protection from the United States.
from the U.S. perspective, the United States is now in a global strategy contraction in the global stage to find an agent, the U.S. tried to entrust their agents or allies to take care of regional affairs. India is the U.S. agent in South Asia, the United States would like to see the rise of India. India to develop the military power of the China factor, but also factors of publicity. Objectively speaking, the actual deterrence of Chinese propaganda, but it is claimed that there is a reason for the Chinese. The two countries’ military strength is unequal.
China Daily: the dream of the military forces of the growth can hold up India’s Rise of Great Powers?
Ye Hailin: big country by big countries behave and technological forces. India to engage in military “quick” is not without significance. But if they really fight a battle, many weaknesses of this crash will be exposed, such as its military ability to integrate. But as a national defense strategy, India is internationally recognized. (Xu Juan)
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