Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Pakistan on Thursday successfully conducted training launch of Babur IA cruise missile.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Babur cruise missile has a range of 450 kilometres and can be launched from either a submarine or a land-based quad-launcher.
The military’s media wing added that the missile is “capable of engaging targets at land and sea with high precision”.
The launch was witnessed by Chairman NESCOM Dr Raza Samar, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali and other senior military and civilian officials.
This is the third missile launch by the armed forces in less than a month, with launches of the Shaheen-3 and Ghaznavi ballistic missiles being conducted in late January and early February respectively.