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Here are a few things you should know about K-15:
*The medium range ballistic missile has a strike range of around 1500 kilometres.
* It is a submarine-launched ballistic missile capable of being launched from some submarines. Modern variants usually deliver multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles each of which carries a nuclear warhead and allows a single launched missile to strike several targets.
*K-15 is part of the family of underwater missiles being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation for the Indian strategic forces’ underwater platforms.
*This missile will help India to achieve the capability of launching nuclear warheads from underwater facilities.
*US, France, Russia and China are the only other countries that have this type of missile capability.