RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful flight test of the developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM)”Ra’ad, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.
The Ra’ad missile, with a range of 350 km, enable Pakistan to achieve ‘strategic standoff capability’ on land and at sea.
“Curise Technology” is extremely complex and has been developed by only a few countries in the world. Ra’ad can carry nuclear and other warheads with bull’s-eye accuracy.
Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, congratulated the scientists and engineers on achieving another milestone, and said that it is a major step towards strengthening Pakistan’s full spectrum credible minimum deterrence capability.
President Mamnoon Hussain and PM Nawaz Sharif lauded the successful test launch, also congratulated the scientists and engineers on their outstanding achievement.