Rawalpindi: Pakistani Army has successfully conducted the training launch of short range ballistic missile “Nasr” on Thursday, informed the military’s media wing.
Inter-Services Public Relations informed that these exercise were held to enhance the operational efficiency of Army Strategic Forces Command besides re-validating the technical parameters.
“Nasr is a high precision, shoot and scoot Weapon System that has augmented Full Spectrum Deterrence posture remaining within the precincts of policy of Credible Minimum Deterrence, against prevailing and evolving threat spectrum more effectively including enemy’s ballistic missile defence and other Air Defence Systems with the ability of in-flight maneuverability,” adds ISPR. “It also involved the launching of quad salvo for desired effects.”
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Chairman NESCOM, senior officers from the Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and various engineers were invited and they witnessed the launching exercise.
Chairman JCS Committee lauded the training and operational vigilance of the Pakistan Army and their strategic command.
The sophisticated and specialized weapons used were a proof of our deterrence and commitment to save our country.
The complete confidence was expressed over these exercise, the strategic assets and security measures taken.
The President and Prime Minister of Pakistan and Military Chiefs have also extended congratulations over the launching of the new weapon.