Tuesday: Pakistan successfully test fires its new Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Hatf-VIII also known as “Ra’ad”.
It has a range of 350 km and assures the air-delivered standoff capability on land and at sea with advanced guidance and navigational system, ensured high accuracy. It has the capability to carry both conventional and nuclear warhead at extremely low height and high speed.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef Both congratulate the scientists and technical staff for the achievement.
Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lt Gen Mazhar Jamil said achievement of “this milestone will surely enhance strategic stability and contribute to peace in the region.”