RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Tuesday (today) conducted a successful test of an enhanced range version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile 1B, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Tuesday.
ISPR said that today’s 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 organizations.
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NATIONAL COMMAND AUTHORITY ORDERS FLIGHT TEST/TEST LAUNCH OF BABUR-1B MEDIUM RANGE CRUISE MISSILE
Prime Minister of #Pakistan and Chairman of the NCA, ordered test flight of an enhanced range variant of the indigenously developed BABUR-1B medium pic.twitter.com/lZv4PLE7ak
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 this test will further strengthen Pakistan’s Strategic Deterrence.
ISPR further said that the President, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs have also congratulated the scientists and engineers on conduct of successful launch.