Pakistan in second phase of exercise, conducted another successful launch of the tactical ballistic missile Nasr as part of the Army Strategic Forces Command training exercise, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.
The launch was witnessed by General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman JCS Committee, 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. President and Prime Minister of Pakistan alongwith Services Chiefs have congratulated the scientists, engineers and the participating troops on their outstanding achievement.
“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 BMD system in our neighborhood or any other system under procurement / development”ISPR said in a statement. “Chairman JCS Committee 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”.
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17 July, 2019