Pakistan today conducted a successful training launch of Babur Cruise Missile IA, with a range of 450 kilometers, announced a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Babur Cruise Missile is capable of engaging targets at land and sea with high precision. The missile was launched from a state-of-the-art multi-tube missile launch vehicle.
The training launch was witnessed by Chairman NESCOM Dr Raza Samar, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, senior officers of Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, as well as scientists and engineers of the strategic organisations.
Chairman NESCOM appreciated the standard of training and operational preparedness of Army Strategic Forces, which was reflected by the proficient handling of the Weapon System in the field, and fulfillment of all laid down training parameters. He also appreciated the contributions of scientists and engineers towards the enhancement of Pakistan’s strategic capability.
The President, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, and Services Chiefs have also congratulated the participating troops on the conduct of a successful training launch.