Pak test fires Babur cruise missile

December 11th, 2007 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin  

Islamabad, Dec 11 (ANI): Pakistan today successfully test-fired Hatf-VII or Babur, a surface-to-surface cruise missile with a range of 700 kilometres.
According to ISPR, the launch of the Hatf-VII or Babur missile, which has a range of 700-km (435 miles), is “part of a continuous process of validating the design parameters set for this weapon system.”
The army did not say if the Babur missile is nuclear-capable, but said that the test would consolidate Pakistan’s strategic capability and strengthen national security.
Chairman Joint Chiefs Staff Committee General Tariq Majeed witnessed the test, The News reported. (ANI)

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