Training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Nasr
Training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Nasr

Pakistan tests high precision ballistic missile Nas

ANI | Updated: Jan 24, 2019 22:41 IST

Islamabad (Pakistan), Jan 24 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday successfully conducted a training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Nasr', a high precision, shoot and scoot weapon system with the ability of in-flight maneuverability, media reports said.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military's media wing, in a statement said the missile would enhance the operational efficiency of the army strategic forces command besides re-validating the desired technical parameters, Dunya News reported.
The training exercise involved launching of quad salvo for the desired effects. The weapon system has "augmented full spectrum deterrence posture remaining within the precincts of policy of Credible Minimum Deterrence, against prevailing and evolving threat spectrum more effectively, including enemy's ballistic missile defence and other air defence systems,” ISPR said.
The launch was witnessed by the senior military leadership including Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee(CJSC), General Zubair Mehmood Hayat.
He congratulated the scientists and engineers on developing the weapon system.
President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and all the services chiefs offered congratulations on the successful launch of the missile. (ANI)