Pakistan today (Tuesday) successfully conducted flight tests of air-launched cruise missile Ra’ad-II, which further expanded Pakistan’s capabilities.
According to a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Ra’ad-II has a range of 600 kilometres and is equipped with state of art guidance and navigation systems ensuring engagement of targets with high precision.
The press released further informed that the occasion was attended by Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Strategic Plans Division (SPD) Director-General Dr. Nabeel Hayat Malik, the National Engineering and Scientific Commission chairman, and senior officers from the SPD, Strategic Forces, and Strategic Organisations.
The Director-General of SPD lauded the technical prowess, dedication, and commitment of the scientists and engineers who contributed to making the launch a success.
He also termed it “a major step towards complementing Pakistan’s deterrence capability”, the statement read.
The press release said that President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the team of scientists and engineers for successfully conducting the missile test.
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