KARACHI: Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful test fire of Short Range Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX (Nasr), according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) website.
The test fire was conducted with successive launches of 4 x missiles (Salvo) from a state of the art multi tube launcher.
Nasr, with a range of 60 Kilometers and in-flight maneuver capability is a quick response system equipped with shoot and scoot attributes.
The test was witnessed by the Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General (Retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Chairman NESCOM, Mr Muhammad Irfan Burney, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Lieutenant General Tariq Nadeem Gilani, senior officers from the strategic forces and scientists and engineers of strategic organisations.
The Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, congratulated the scientists and engineers on this outstanding achievement which consolidates Pakistan’s deterrence capability.