Pakistan checks cruise missile Ra’ad-II with 600km vary
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Tuesday carried out profitable flight check of Air Launched Cruise Missile Ra’ad-II, which has additional expanded nation’s deterrence capabilities, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated.
A press launch issued by the navy’s media wing acknowledged that Ra’ad-II has a variety of 600km and “significantly enhances” the navy’s air-delivered strategic standoff functionality on land and at sea.
The weapon system is provided with the state-of-the-art steerage and navigation methods making certain the engagement of targets with excessive precision, the assertion added.
The profitable flight check was witnessed by Director General (DG) Strategic Plans Division (SPD) Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Chairman NESCOM Dr Nabeel Hayat Malik and different senior officers from the SPD, strategic forces and strategic organisations.
Lt Gen Manj termed the check as a “main step in direction of complementing Pakistan’s deterrence functionality”. He additionally lauded the technical prowess, dedication and dedication of scientists and engineers who contributed whole-heartedly to develop the weapon system and made the launch successful.
The assertion added that the president, prime minister, chairman joint chiefs of employees committee and providers chiefs congratulated the scientists and engineers on the profitable check.
Last month, the ISPR had stated that Pakistan carried out a profitable coaching launch of floor to floor ballistic missile Ghaznavi, able to delivering a number of forms of warheads as much as a variety of 290 kilometers.