Pakistan Army achieves yet another big milestone in Military equipment self reliance
RAWALPINDI - Pakistan Army on Friday has achieved a big milestone in the step towards self reliance in military equipment.Pakistan army inducted A-100 Rocket in Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) to its Artillery Corps, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s public relations wing.
The A-100 has been indigenously developed by Pakistani scientists and engineers, having a range of over 100 kilometers. This highly effective projectile is potent for interdiction that can effectively disrupt enemy’s mobilisation and assembly, the ISPR statement read.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the induction ceremony as the chief guest.
Speaking on the occasion, the COAS paid rich tributes to scientists and engineers for indigenously developing A-100, which shall augment the existing conventional fire power capabilities of Pakistan Army .
General Bajwa emphasised Pakistan Army’s resolve to strengthen conventional forces to meet challenges of a full-spectrum threat.
He said that Pakistani defence industry has maintained steady progress in the recent times and has contributed to defence of Pakistan.