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Successful Babur-3 test gives Pakistan ticket to elite nuke triad club

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  1. Windjammer

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    Successful Babur-3 test gives Pakistan ticket to elite nuke triad club
    By Ramananda Sengupta | Express News Service | Published: 10th January 2017 03:52 AM |

    Last Updated: 10th January 2017 07:49 AM |

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    CHENNAI: Pakistan on Monday completed its nuclear triad after successfully test-firing a submarine-launched cruise missile, catapulting it into the small group of nations capable of delivering nuclear strikes from land, air and underwater.

    According to the statement released by Inter Services Public Relations, the “Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur-3, having a range of 450 kilometers,” was fired from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean. “The missile was fired from an underwater, mobile platform and hit its target with precise accuracy.

    Babur-3 is a sea-based variant of Ground Launched Cruise Missile Babur-2, which was successfully tested earlier in December, last year. Babur-3 SLCM in land-attack mode, is capable of delivering various types of payloads and will provide Pakistan with a Credible Second Strike Capability, augmenting deterrence," the agency said.

    "While the pursuit, and now the successful attainment of a second strike capability, by Pakistan represents a major scientific milestone, it is manifestation of the strategy of measured response to nuclear strategies and postures being adopted in it’s neighborhood,” the report said. While the ISPR release did not disclose the platform used, reports suggest that Pakistan Navy modified its French Agosta 90B class submarines to launch the missile.

    The Pakistani test comes soon after India tested its Agni IV and V series of missiles earlier this month, sparking a warning from Pakistan’s long-term ally, China. In an acerbic January 4 editorial, the state-owned Global Times warned that ‘India has broken the UN's limits on its development of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missile,’ adding: ''If the UNSC has no objection over this, let it be. The range of Pakistan's nuclear missiles will also see an increase.''

    A Pakistani journalist gloated that the test would bring the two nations “at par” and ensure it could attack India even if its land based missiles were taken out. An Indian official, however, shrugged off the claims, saying India’s tests, unlike Islamabad, were not aimed at any particular nation and were for defence.

    http://www.newindianexpress.com/wor...-ticket-to-elite-nuke-triad-club-1557958.html
     
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  2. tarrar

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    I am very happy & congrats to all.

    Meanwhile in India, they cannot stop their crap.
     
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    This is the most significant threshold that Pakistan has crossed after the nuclear tests of 1998.
    Basically no country can now start a war with Pakistan without getting a bloody nose.
     
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    Yupe it's gonna be hard for India to accept the reality of Babur 3

    Still we know what we achieved ALHAMDULILLAH and Congrats once more :pakistan::pakistan:
     
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    The thing is this us an amazing feat. An indigenous cruise missile that we can produce to our liking with nuclear capability that can attack our enemy or any other nation. Yes there are defences but we have moved forward in our offence. All we need are more submarines to make sure our sea based deterrence is maximum. As for neighbors. Ignore them. They have been shell shocked at this progress and are in massive denial. When we test MIRV then the real party will start over here.
     
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    Eventually all Indians will accept the reality. They can't live in denial forever.

    Not sure why they think they're the only race capable of manufacturing nuclear-related weaponry? Must be due to animal and statue worshipping.
     
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    Yes it is a mile Stone
    But Baburs Range is Only 450 KM which sort of limits it
    Other is number of baburs Khalid Class Can carry,
    how many subs will carry it , and how
    many will be on active duty at one time

    Because thats the one main reason for going nuclear subs
    That you have always have few subs in water all the time so even if enemy takes out every thing in surprise
    That Sub will make sure enemy doesn't survive either

    And how strong and reliable will be the Pakistans Response system in case Pakistani sub loses communication with HQ and they think Pakistan has been attacked
     
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    India has no nuclear triad. Their air force has no nuclear capability. Their navy has only one submarine the Arihant, which when deployed and fitted with K missiles "Will be" sea based deterrent.
    Pakistan has land based nukes. All mirage fleet of PAF can carry one nuclear Raad, and probably other jets can do so too.
    And now Acosta class submarines have been demonstrated to be able to fire a nuclear capable cruise missile BABUR-3.
    Triad completed. India left behind
     
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    It won't be deployable until the Chinese subs arrive which will take another 4 years to come.
     
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    Indian and Hindu extermination is now inevitable. Congrats.
     
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    The actual range of the weapon seems to be classified as some sources quoting it to be 700 KM. In any case, just the presence of such system is sufficient to thwart aggression.
    We also know Pakistan has ordered 8 Chinese Subs, in any case Pakistan doesn't have any global ambitions or quarrels, our threat exists in immediate vicinity and with over 50 years of experience in operating Subs, one can safely say, Pakistan is well aware of all the pros and cons.
     
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    Indian Navy confirms launch took place from a platform and not submarine:
    https://www.google.co.in/amp/m.ndtv...mp=1&akamai-rum=off?client=ms-android-samsung
     
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    Take your nonsense elsewhere, the fact is Agosta Subs have been modified to carry and deliver the Babur system.

    Yea, the same Indian Navy which until yesterday was claiming that no test took place on Monday. :rofl:
     
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    O Pakistan : your Neigbour has done Unconfirmed Surgical Strikes ... Failed Missile Testing .. Express Way incomplete
    ( Touch n Go Landings ... )
    They can do any thing in Disney World
    Why you are take them so Seriously lol
     
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