RAWALPINDI: Pakistan conducted a successful test of an enhanced range version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile 1B, confirmed the Inter-Services Public Relations in a press release on Tuesday.
“The launch was witnessed by Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Director General, Strategic Plans Division, Dr Raza Samar, Chairman NESCOM, Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, Commander Army Strategic Force Command, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Strategic Forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organisations,” the press release reads.
According to the ISPR, the Director-General, Strategic Plans Division, congratulated the scientists and engineers on achieving excellence in the domain of cruise missile technology and expressed his full confidence that the test would further strengthen Pakistan’s strategic deterrence.
The president, prime minister, chairman joint chiefs of staff committee and services chiefs have also congratulated the scientists and engineers on conducting a successful launch.
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