RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Pakistan on Thursday conducted another successful launch of short range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr” as part of Army Strategic Forces Command training exercise which included quad salvo on January 24 and single shots on January 28 & 31, 2019.
The 2nd phase of this exercise was aimed at testing the extreme inflight maneuverability, including the end flight maneuverability; capable of defeating, by assured penetration, any currently available Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) System in our neighborhood or any other system under procurement/development.
The launch was witnessed by the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Chairman NESCOM, senior officers from the Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.
The CJCSC appreciated the participating troops, scientists and engineers on achieving yet another milestone of national significance towards Pakistan’s strategic deterrence capability. He praised the professional attributes and dedicated efforts of all concerned which made possible the successful launch of Weapon System.
President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan along with Services Chiefs have congratulated the scientists, engineers and the participating troops on their outstanding achievement.