Pakistan test fires short-range NASR; General Qamar Bajwa terms it ‘credible deterrence’ for India
A few days after an international report on nuclear weapons indicates that the global nuclear arms race is far from over, Pakistan has successfully developed a short-term surface-to-surface ballistic missile called “Nasr” told PTI .
Although General Bajwa does not name India in the official press release published by the Pakistani armed forces media division Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Twitter, Pakistan’s army chief of staff said:
“War must be avoided at all costs and our strategic capacity is a guarantee of peace against a highly militarized and increasingly belligerent neighbor.”
According to ISPR, “NASR is a precision weapons system with the ability to deploy quickly.”
The test was conducted to validate the new “technical parameters” of the missile, including “a better range of 60 km 70 km and maneuverability of the flight.”
Dawn quoted ISPR stating that “weapons system” strengthen credible deterrence against the phantom of the threat effect, “including the missile defenses deployed by hostile forces.
According to another posted on the news site, Pakistan plans to conduct more of these tests in the coming days.
Citing unknown sources, the news site said that short-range ballistic missiles (SRBM) that Pakistan must include the test of “Ghaznavi, Abdali-I, Ghauri-I, Shaheen-I, while ballistic missile means term MRBM) -II include Ghauri, Shaheen-II Shaheen-III Ababeel. ”
The country also plans to test cruise missiles such as Babur-1 (Hatf-VII), Babur-2 (Hatf-VII) and Bakhtar Shikan’s anti-tank guided missile.