Pak Army Successfully Tests Short-Range ‘Nasr’ Ballistic Missile

Pakistan Army successfully conducted a trial launch of a surface to surface ‘Nasr’ ballistic missile, military’s media wing reported on Thursday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the move will enhance the operational efficiency of Army Strategic Forces Command besides re-validating the desired technical parameters.

Pakistan today successfully conducted training launch of short range surface to a surface ballistic missile “Nasr,” ISPR’s press release stated, adding that the exercise involved the launch of squad salvo.

The release further read, “Nasr is a high precision, shoot and scoot Weapon System with the 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 defense and other Air Defence Systems.”

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander, Army Strategic Forces Command, Chairman NESCOM, senior officers from army among others witnessed the launch.

Chairman JCSC General Zubair Hayat, President Arif Alvi, and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, congratulated the army on the successful training exercise and trial launch.