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Pakistan test fires new cruise missile

Named 'Raad', which means 'thunder', the new Hatf-8 cruise missile is an air-launched missile and has a range of 350 km.

world Updated: Aug 25, 2007 18:52 IST
Xinhua

Pakistan Saturday test fired a new Hatf-8 cruise missile, Dawn News reported.

Named "Raad", which means "thunder", the new Hatf-8 cruise missile is an air-launched missile and has a range of 350 km, according to the report.

It has low defection probability due to its stealth capabilities and can carry all kinds of warheads. The new cruise missile can be launched from a variety of air platforms.