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Pakistan successfully tests air-launched cruise missile: ISPR

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
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Pakistan has successfully conducted a flight test of air- launched cruise missile Ra'ad-II, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday.

According to an ISPR a press release, the cruise missile with a range of 600 km is equipped with the state-of-the-art guidance and navigation systems to ensure engagement of targets with high precision.

A senior defence officer termed it "a major step towards complementing Pakistan's deterrence capability", Dawn reported quoting the statement.

On January 23, Pakistan conducted a successful training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi.

--IANS tsb

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2020-02-18-20:41:28 (IANS)