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Pakistan successfully test fires cruise missile with a range of 450 kilometers.

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Pakistan conducts a successful training launch of Babur Cruise Missile IA, with a range of 450 kilometers and capable of engaging targets at Land and Sea with high precision.

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SHOTLIST: UKNOWN LOCATION, PAKISTAN (FEBRUARY 11, 2021) (INTER SERVICES PUBLIC RELATIONS {ISPR} – ACCESS ALL)

  1. MISSILE TAKING OFF/MISSILE IN THE SKY
  2. (MUTE) VARIOUS OF MISSILE ON THE WAY TO TARGET
  3. (MUTE) ENGINEERS AND MILITARY OFFICIALS POSING FOR CAMERA IN FOREGROUND OF MISSILE LAUNCH VEHICLE
  4. (MUTE) OFFICIAL ADDRESSING
  5. MILITARY OFFICIALS CHANTING (Urdu) “GOD IS GREATEST” AND “LONG LIVE PAKISTAN”
 

Story: Pakistan on Thursday (February 11) conducted a successful Training Launch of Babur Cruise Missile IA, with a range of 450 kilometers, a statement from army’s media wing said.

Babur Cruise Missile is capable of engaging targets at Land and Sea with high precision.  

The missile was launched from a state of the art Multi Tube Missile Launch Vehicle.  

The Training Launch was witnessed by Dr Raza Samar, Chairman NESCOM, Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, senior officers of Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Scientists and Engineers of the strategic organizations.

“Chairman NESCOM appreciated the standard of training and operational preparedness of Army Strategic Forces, which was reflected by the proficient handling of the Weapon System in the field and fulfillment of all laid down training parameters. He also appreciated the contributions of scientists and engineers towards enhancement of Pakistan’s strategic capability,” said the statement.    

The President, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs have also congratulated the participating troops on conduct of successful training launch.

Babur, named after the first Mughal Emperor Zahir-ud-Din Babur, also designated Hatf-VII, is a short-range turbojet powered subsonic cruise missile that can be launched from land or underwater seaborne platforms.  

The missile was first tested in 2005 and is widely believed to have entered service with the Pakistan Army in 2010, and the Pakistan Navy in 2018.

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