RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Pakistan on Thursday conducted a successful Training Launch of Babur Cruise Missile with a range of 450 kilometers, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.
The Babur Cruise Missile is capable of engaging targets at Land and Sea with high precision.
In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations said that the missile was launched from a state of the art Multi Tube Missile Launch Vehicle.
The Training Launch was witnessed by the Chairman NESCOM Dr Raza Samar, the Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, Senior Officers of Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Scientists and Engineers of the strategic organizations.
The Chairman NESCOM appreciated the standard of training and operational preparedness of Army Strategic Forces which was reflected by the proficient handling of the Weapon System in the field and fulfillment of all laid down training parameters.
Dr Raza Samar also appreciated the contributions of scientists and engineers towards enhancement of Pakistan’s strategic capability.
President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza, and Services Chiefs have also congratulated the participating troops on conduct of successful training launch.