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India has capacity to make anti-satellite weapons: DRDO chief

Posted on Feb 07 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 7 : India has the capability to build anti-satellite weapons but has no plans for any activity that affects peaceful use of space, DRDO chief Avinash Chander said Friday.

Talking to media persons at Defexpo '14 here, Chander said anti-satellite weapon capacity includes ability to reach the target and a pinpoint hit.

"Configurations are available. We are confident we can do it," he said.

However, he said there were no plans for activity "which will affect space".

Answering another query, he said the Defence Research and Development Organisation was working on converging technologies concerning high energy systems.

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