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Pakistan Successfully Test Fired Short Range Surface-To-Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR)

Feb 12, 2013 13:56 IST

Hatf IX (NASR)Pakistan on 11 February 2013 successfully test fired short range surface-to-surface missile Hatf IX (NASR). The test fire took place with consecutive launches of two missiles from multi-tube launcher. NASR has 60 km range with the capability of in-flight manoeuvring. It also has the capability of carrying nuclear warheads having apt yields, with higher efficiency.
Important facts related to Hatf IX (NASR)

• NASR is designed specifically to defeat Anti-Tactical Missile Defence Systems of all kinds.
• The test firing of short range surface-to-surface missile Hatf IX (NASR) was a part of medium-range ballistic missiles [MRBM] and short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile [SRBMs] exercise which will be completed in three cycles by July 2013.
• The missile has the capability to carry nuclear weapons.

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