November 5, 2013: Pakistan tests fires Hatf-9 Nasr missile

PakistanNovember 5, 2013: Pakistan tests fires Hatf-9 Nasr missile

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on November 5, 2013 successfully carried out test fire of Hatf-9 (Nasr) missile on Tuesday, a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The statement said that the missile with a range of 60 km has the capability to carry every kind of warheads.

   

It further said that the missile was launched through multi-tube launcher.

The test was witnessed by the Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General (Retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Chairman NESCOM, Mr Muhammad Irfan Burney, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Lieutenant General Tariq Nadeem Gilani, senior officers from the strategic forces and scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.

The Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, congratulated the scientists and engineers on this outstanding achievement which consolidates Pakistan’s deterrence capability.

The Hatf IX, named Nasr is a solid fueled battlefield range ballistic missile (BRBM) system developed by Pakistan. First test was carried out 19 April 2011.

 

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