Pak test fires Hatf IX
Pakistan conducted a successful test fire of its surface to surface missile Hatf IX (Nasr). The missile was tested with four successive launches from a multi tube launcher.
With a maximum range of 60 kms, the missile falls under the category of short range missiles. Its othere features include in-flight manoeurve capability designed for quick response, and shoot and scoot attributes. It is also believed to have nuclear capabilities. The missile builds Pakistan’s deterrence capabilities.
Earlier this year in April, Pakistan had successfully launched its missile, Hatf III (Ghaznavi).
Categories: International Current Affairs 2017