Indigenously Developed Extended Range Smart Weapon Test-Fired from JF-17 Thunder Aircraft

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) successfully test-fired indigenously developed extended range smart weapon from JF-17 multi-role fighter aircraft on March 12, 2019. This marks a great milestone as the weapon has been developed, integrated and qualified solely through indigenous efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers. The successful trial has provided JF-17 Thunder a very potent and assured day and night capability to engage a variety of targets with pinpoint accuracy.  Lauding the efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal, Mujahid Anwar Khan congratulated the PAF personnel on the achievement of this monumental indigenous capability. He further added, “Pakistan is a peace loving nation but if subjected to aggression by the adversary, we will respond with full force.”

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