Pakistan conducts successful Babur Cruise Missile with ranges 450 km

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RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Thursday (11-02-21) conducted a successful Training Launch of Babur Cruise Missile IA, with a range of 450 kilometers. 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.

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

Babur Cruise Missile

Addressing on this occasion, 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.

Chairman NESCOM also appreciated the contributions of scientists and engineers towards enhancement of Pakistan’s strategic capability.  

Babar 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.

It was the third missile launched by the Armed Forces in less than a month, after Shaheen-3 and Ghaznavi ballistic missiles in late January and early February respectively. The Training Launch was witnessed by Chairman NESCOM, Dr Raza Samar, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Lieutenant-General Muhammad Ali, and senior officers of Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Scientists and Engineers of the strategic organisations.

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.   

President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and the services chiefs also congratulated the participating troops on conduct of successful training launch of the missile.