Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Pakistan on Thursday successfully conducted the training launch of the Nasr — a short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
The launch was conducted by the Army Strategic Forces Command and was aimed at "enhancing operational efficiency" as well as "re-validating desired technical parameters", the statement added.
According to military’s media wing, Nasr is a high precision, shoot and scoot Weapon System with the ability of in-flight manoeuvrability. The Weapon System has augmented Full Spectrum Deterrence posture remaining within the precincts of the policy of Credible Minimum Deterrence, against prevailing and evolving threat spectrum more effectively including enemy’s ballistic missile defence and other Air Defence Systems.
"This training exercise involved launching of quad salvo for desired effects," the statement read, adding that Nasr is a "high precision, shoot-and-scoot weapon system with the ability of in-flight maneuverability".
Training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Nasr today by Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/OG4HaM8pt0— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) January 24, 2019
"This weapon system has augmented full spectrum deterrence posture while remaining within the precincts of the policy of credible minimum deterrence, against prevailing and evolving threat spectrum more effectively, including enemy’s ballistic missile defence and other air defence systems," the military’s media wing said.