PAF joins elite club of militaries having indigenous built SMART long range missiles
KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force joins the elite club of super power military forces having day and night indigenous built long range smart missiles capability.
PAF on Tuesday successfully test-fired an indigenously-developed, long-range missile from its multi-role fighter JF-17 Thunder, it said in a press statement.
The PAF said the achievement of this milestone was an evidence of the capabilities of Pakistani scientists and engineers, who have armed JF-17 Thunder with this indigenously-developed missile.
The statement said with the successful test, the fighter jet has achieved the capability to precisely hit the target during the day and night times.
While appreciating the efforts of scientists and engineers, PAF Chief Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan congratulated the air force on this great achievement.
He said Pakistan is a peace-loving country, however, it would fully respond to any aggression by the enemy.