Pakistan successfully test-fires Ra’ad-II missile from air

By: News Desk      Published: 03:35 PM, 18 Feb, 2020
Pakistan successfully test-fires Ra’ad-II missile from air

Pakistan has conducted a successful flight test of Ra’ad-II cruise missile, the Inter-Services Public Missiles said on Tuesday.

According to ISPR statement issued in Rawalpindi, Ra’ad-II has the capacity of hitting the target at 600 kilometres and can hit the target from air to ground and to the sea. The missile carries the latest guidance and navigation system within it.

President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the armed forces and scientists for the successful launch of Ra’ad-II missile.

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza also congratulated the scientists for the successful launch of Ra’ad-II.

The ISPR has stated that Ra’ad-II has successfully been launched by a warplane which hit the target. Senior military officials and scientists personally observed the test launching of Ra’ad-II.

“It is a big step on the part of Pakistan’s defence system,” said ISPR in its statement issued to the media. “It can hit the target accurately,” it added.