Radar-dodging missile Babur test-fired Ref:http://thenews.jang.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=9252 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday conducted a successful test-fire of the indigenously developed cruise missile Babur (Hatf-VII). The missile test is part of a continuous process of validating the design parameters set for this weapon system, stated a media release of the ISPR. The range of the missile, which was first tested in 2005, has been enhanced to 700 kms. The Babur has near stealth capabilities and is a low-flying, terrain-hugging missile with high manoeuvrability, pinpoint accuracy and radar avoidance features. The test was witnessed by Chairman NESCOM Dr Samar Mubarakmand, senior military officers and scientists of the strategic organisations. The test will consolidate Pakistan’s strategic capability and strengthen national security. President Gen Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz have congratulated the scientists and engineers on the successful test.