This will surely make defence minister Khawaja M Asif, and other Pakistan officials think twice before threatening India with a nuclear attack. Following heightened tensions between the two neighbours, Asif has threatened to use tactical devices — a reference to nuclear devices supposed to be possessed by Pakistan — against India if it feels its security is under threat. He had also claimed that Pakistan is ahead of India in tactical capabilities.
India conducting secret test of submarine-launched K-4 nuclear-capable missile. politrussia
The study titled ‘Indian Unsafeguarded Nuclear Program’ has been published by four nuclear scholars including Adeela Azam, Ahmed Khan, Mohammad Ali and Sameer Khan.
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The authors claimed that the study contains evidence that India has the largest and oldest unsafeguarded nuclear programme in the developing world and among the states not party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
A report suggest that if India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide.