Pakistan conducts successful test of enhanced version of Babur Cruise Missile

RAWALPINDI, Dec 14 (APP): Pakistan Wednesday conducted a
successful test of an enhanced version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Babur Weapon
System version-2 incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy, at a range of 700 kilometers.
It is a low flying, terrain hugging missile, which carries certain
stealth features and is capable of carrying various types of warheads.
The missile is equipped with state of the art navigational
technologies of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM), all time Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC) which enables it to engage various types of targets with pinpoint accuracy even in the absence of GPS navigation.
Babur Weapon System is an important force multiplier for Pakistan’s
strategic defence.
Today’s launch was witnessed by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff
Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Strategic Forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.
The CJCSC congratulated the scientists and engineers on achieving yet
another milestone of great value and significance.
He appreciated the technical prowess, dedication and commitment of
scientists who contributed to the success of this launch.
Expressing his full confidence over the Strategic Command and
Control System and the Strategic Forces’ operational preparedness, the
CJCSC stated that this test further strengthens Pakistan’s deterrence
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz
Sharif have congratulated the scientists and engineers on successful conduct of the missile test.

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