Islamabad: (Staff Report/Agencies) Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday successfully test fired indigenously developed extended range smart weapon from JF-17 multi-role fighter aircraft.
According to statement issued by the PAF, Pakistani scientists and engineers have developed the weapon through indigenous means.
“The experiment marked a great milestone for the country as the weapon has been developed, integrated and qualified solely through indigenous efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers”, the statement said.
The successful trial has provided JF-17 Thunder a very potent and assured day and night capability to engage variety of targets with pinpoint accuracy.
Lauding the efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan congratulated the personnel on the achievement of this monumental indigenous capability.
“Pakistan is a peace loving nation but if subjected to aggression by adversary, we would respond with full force”, the air chief said.