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Pak tests single shots during successful ‘Nasr’ missile launch

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army 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 single shots, reported the military’s media wing.

It is pertinent to note that previously a training exercise which included quad salvo was carried out on Jan 24.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the second phase of the exercise was aimed at testing the extreme in-flight 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.

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.

Gen Hayat 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.

The President and Prime Minister of Pakistan along with Services Chiefs have congratulated the scientists, engineers and the participating troops on their outstanding achievement.



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