Pakistan tested cruise missile Hatf-7 Babur which can be equipped with stealth technologies 3010112

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Defense News - Pakistan

 
 
Sunday, October 30, 2011, 10:24 AM
 
Pakistan tested cruise missile Hatf-7 Babur which can be equipped with stealth technologies.
Pakistan tested this Friday October 28, 2011,nuclear- capable Hatf-7 Babur cruise missile having a range of 700 km that can hit targets in India, saying the launch was aimed at consolidating the country's strategic deterrence capability and strengthening national security. The Hatf-7 missile would be equipped with stealth technologies.
     

Pakistan tested nuclear- capable Hatf-7 cruise missile having a range of 700 km that can hit targets in India, saying the launch was aimed at consolidating the country's strategic deterrence capability and strengthening national security. The Hatf-7 missile would be equipped with stealth technologies.
The Hatf-VII Babur Cruise Missile during its initial launch in 2005. (Archive image)

     

According to media reports, the missile is difficult to detect by radar. Capable of flying at low altitude, following the terrain, it is distinguished by high accuracy and can hit a target at a distance of 700 km. The missile can be equipped with conventional or nuclear warhead.

"The test will consolidate Pakistan's strategic deterrence capability and further strengthen national security," the statement said.

Pakistani media report that this test is a response to the testing of three Indian ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warhead. September 30, the armed forces of India tested the Agni II missile, September 26 Prithvi II missile and two days earlier, on Shaurya missile.

 

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