Pakistan test fires Hatf IX missile: ISPR

NASR, with a range of 60km, and in-flight manoeuvre capability can carry nuclear warheads of appropriate yield.


Web Desk February 11, 2013
A mobile missile launching platform fires Pakistan military's latest surface-to-surface missile, the Hatf IX, in a picture released by the military on Monday. PHOTO: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan conducted a successful test fire of Short Range to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR) on Monday, said a press release by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The test fire was conducted with successive launches of two missiles from a state of the art multi-tube launcher. NASR, with a range of 60km, and in-flight manoeuvre capability can carry nuclear warheads of appropriate yield, with high accuracy, said the press release.

NASR has also been specially designed to defeat all known Anti-Tactical Missile Defence Systems.

The test was witnessed by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Director General Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General (Retired) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Chairman NESCOM Muhammad Irfan Burney, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Tariq Nadeem Gilani, senior officers from the armed forces and scientists and engineers of strategic organisations.

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Pak Army Rules Indian cowards | 8 years ago | Reply

Hey Vinod.. Let me correct you. Yes, Pakistan has been doing it successfully and Pakistan does conduct successful experiment because its scientists are so professional and dedicated that no other country stand before them. The technology which Pakistan has, is flawless and cutting edge. What you said in your comment above reflects your rage and jealousy. If you are mature then think from a neutral point of view and consider the fact. If you are a folly as you seem to be then keep thinking the way you do.

Ali | 8 years ago | Reply

It is the job of political government @Kevin:

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