Pakistan announced having carried out a successful test of indigenously developed Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) BABUR that has a range of 450 kms.
It is said that the missile was fired from an underwater platform and that it successfully engaged its target with precise accuracy while also meeting all the flight parameters.
Pakistan claims that SLCM BABUR is capable of delivering various types of payloads and incorporates state of the art technologies including underwater controlled propulsion, advanced guidance and navigation features.
The cruise missile, Pakistan claims, provides the country with credible second strike capability.
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and President Mamnoon Hussain have also conveyed their congratulations to the scientists, engineers and NSFC personnel.>