India is getting ready to confront the asymmetric edge of China.

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India is building up its own “Rocket Force” to oppose Pakistan and China. A tri-service unit called the “Integrated Rocket Force” (IRF) will be focused on conventional warfare without physical contact. It is anticipated that ballistic missiles with a 1,500 km range will be included in the IRF.

Standoffs between China and India have never been easy. They have been behaving in a predictable way for decades now: limited escalation, posturing, hyperbole, then de-escalation. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Indian Army engaged in a devastating battle in the Galwan Valley on June 15, 2020, marking the beginning of more complex and violent clashes in Eastern Ladakh.

Those who supported the creation of an Integrated Rocket Force (IRF) should feel some satisfaction from the announcement made by the Indian government. It is anticipated that the IRF will provide three services. It was first announced and suggested in 2021 that an IRF designed for conventional non-contact warfare would be developed.
According to a report by India Today, the Indian armed forces are thinking about introducing

India intends to bolster its medium-range striking capability—a feature that neighbouring China and Pakistan already possess—by establishing a rocket force.

The Pralay missiles are presently undergoing mass production, and the authorities anticipate that they will soon be operational.

These missiles have a range of 150 to 500 km and are outfitted with additional cutting-edge technologies. They are propelled by solid-propellant rocket motors. As urged by the late Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, the rocket force project would provide the armed services a major boost in their efforts to build a strategic rocket force.

Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar recently reinforced his idea by saying that General Rawat has been working on creating a

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