State Media

Pakistan successfully conducted training launch of short range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr”. According to ISPR, the missile will enhance the operational efficiency of army strategic forces command.

It will also re-validate the desired technical parameters. This training exercise involved launching of quad salvo for desired effects.Nasr is a high precision, shoot and scoot weapon system with the ability of in-flight maneuverability.

This weapon system has augmented full spectrum deterrence posture remaining within the precincts of policy of credible minimum deterrence, against prevailing and evolving threat spectrum.

General Zubair Mahmood Hayat

The launch was witnessed among others by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Director General Strategic Plans Division and Commander Army Strategic Forces Command.

The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee appreciated the standard of training and operational preparedness of army strategic forces command.

He also congratulated the scientists and engineers on developing this sophisticated weapon system to enhance Pakistan’s deterrence capability.

President and Prime Minister of Pakistan and services chiefs have also congratulated on successful conduct of the training launch.