Rawalpindi: Pakistan has successfully conducted another test fire of indigenously developed Submarine Launched Cruise Missile Babur with a range of 450 kms.
According to ISPR, SLCM Babur possesses immense capabilities of delivering various types of payloads and incorporates state of the art technologies including underwater controlled propulsion, advanced guidance and navigation features. The inclusion of SLCM Babur provides Pakistan Credible Second Strike Capability, enhancing the existing deterrence regime.
Pakistan regards this historical development as a step towards strengthening the policy of Credible Minimum Deterrence through indigenization and self-sufficiency.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have sent best regards to the scientists, Naval Strategic Forces Command personnel, and engineers involved in this successful efforts.