ISLAMABAD - India has developed its defense system with an offensive approach, and it has been modernizing its army vigorously. Previously, India was purchasing defense equipment from Russia but now it is getting more sophisticated military equipment from the United States, Europe and even Israel.
“Nasr” is Pakistan’s defensive reply to the Cold Start strategy of India. Secondly, Pakistan is also developing its ballistic missile system, especially short ranged missiles in response to the conventional threat from India.
India is spending 10 to 16 times more than that of Pakistan on arms. Besides, India is building roads in the border areas with a claim to promote tourism, but they are basically conducting military exercises which can be converted into implementation of Cold Start doctrine.
Pakistan’s military strategy is defensive; therefore, we do not spend huge amount on the military equipment as compared to India. While India spends billions, we invest millions in response.
We have prepared everything indigenously, which is a big achievement. “Nasr” is unique as it can adjust its direction to hit its target successfully. It can also carry small nuclear warhead.
Basically, Indians were thinking to intrude into Pakistani territory by 10 to 15 kilometers, but Pakistan’s defense system has prevented it to make any such misadventure.
Unlike India, we do not have offensive objectives. Pakistan is a peace loving country. Such experiments are aimed at maintain balance of power in the region. Indians were talking about operationalizing Cold Start doctrine.
So, it is our reply to their offensive designs. We will keep preparing ourselves. This experiment will also guarantee peace between India and Pakistan.
Today’s experiment has conveyed a clear message to India. Our efforts are to just to keep nuclear and conventional balance in the region.