Pakistan tests first indigenous armed drone, laser guided missile


RAWALPINDI – Pakistan on Friday successfully test fires its indigenously developed armed drone ‘Burraq’ and Barq laser guided missile.

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif witnessed the test fire on static and moving targets with impressive pin point accuracy. The all weather drone and laser guided missile have multiplied capability against the terrorists, said an ISPR press release.

The army chief commended engineers and scientists for their untiring efforts to acquire state of art technology and put Pakistan indifferent league. He termed the test fires of drone Burraq and Barq laser guided missile a great national achievement and the momentous occasion.

Gen Sharif said that it was ‘force multiplier in our anti terror campaign and operations. He congratulated the nation, scientists and technicians involved in the development of own drone. “Let us join hands to take Pakistan forward in respective fields,” he said.