Pakistan Successfully Tested Babur Cruise Missile,

  Pakistan  Test fired a Babur cruise missile, a missile which has been a development of NESCOM.
Pakistan’s
Babur cruise missile with a max range of 700 KM, and subsonic speed is a
deadly missile which rivals the Indian BrahMos cruise missile. The
missile has the capability of remaining in the terrain hugging mode
while being highly maneuverable with pin point accuracy. Babur cruise
missile can carry either strategic or conventional warheads.
The
test was witnessed by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General
Khalid Shamim Wynne along with other senior officers from the armed
forces. Officers from strategic organizations, scientists and engineers
were also present.
Wynne reiterated that the test will go a long
way in consolidating Pakistan’s strategic deterrence capability, and
further strengthening national security.
President Asif Ali
Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani also congratulated the
scientists and engineers on the success of the test.
The missile test was a normal procedure for the continuous validating of the system.