Thursday, May 31, 2012

Pakistan test fires Hatf VIII Ra'ad Stealth ALCM

Pakistan conducted a successful test flight of the indigenously developed air-launched cruise missile, Hatf-VIII (Ra’ad) on Thursday.
A statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the Ra’ad Missile, with a range of over 350km, enables Pakistan to achieve strategic standoff capability on land and at sea.
‘Cruise technology’ is extremely complex and has been developed by only a few countries in the world.
The Ra’ad cruise missile with stealth capabilities is a low altitude, terrain-hugging missile with high maneuverability, and can deliver nuclear and conventional warheads with pin point accuracy.

Read more: Express Tribune


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