capable CSS-5 MRBM missiles against India as a ‘deterrent posture’,
Pentagon has said warning that a high degree of mistrust continues to
strain their bilateral ties.
more advanced and survivable solid-fueled CSS-5 MRBM systems to
strengthen its deterrent posture relative to India, the Pentagon has
said in its annual report on Chinese military build up to the Congress.
The report also says that Beijing is pumping in huge investments on
border infrastructure developments laying more roads and rail network
along the Sino-Indian border.
Pentagon said that New Delhi remains concerned by China’s close military
ties with Pakistan and its growing footprints in the Indian Ocean,
Central Asia and Africa.