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Pakistan conducts test-fire of enhanced cruise missile

IANS  |  Islamabad 

successfully test-fired a cruise missile with enhanced range, the (ISPR) has said.

The indigenously developed Weapon System-1 (B), which has a range of 700 km, is a low flying, terrain hugging missile that carries certain stealth features and is capable of carrying various types of warheads, quoted an statement as saying late Saturday.

"Weapon System-1 (B) incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy," it said.

Equipped with of Terrain Contour Matching and all time Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation, the missile can engage various type of targets with pinpoint accuracy even in the absence of navigation, making it an important force multiplier for Pakistan's strategic deterrence.

Senior officials, scientists and engineers of strategic organization, which are involved in the country's missile system, witnessed the missile test on Saturday.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 08:06 IST
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