Pakistan Army inducts homemade A-100 rocket in its artillery arsenal

08:54 PM | 4 Jan, 2019
Pakistan Army inducts homemade A-100 rocket in its artillery arsenal
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RAWALPINDI – Pakistan Army has inducted A-100 Rocket in Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) of its Corps of Artillery, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced on Friday.

The A-100 Rocket has been indigenously developed by Pakistani scientists and engineers, according to the military’s media wing.

With over 100 kilometers range the Rocket is a highly effective and potent for interdiction that can effectively disrupt enemy’s mobilization and assembly.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) was chief guest at the induction ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion, the army chief paid rich tributes to scientists and engineers for indigenously developing A-100 Rocket which shall augment the existing conventional fire power capabilities of Pakistan Army.

COAS Bajwa also emphasised Pakistan Army’s resolve to strengthen conventional forces to meet challenges of full spectrum threat. He added that Pakistani defence industry has maintained steady progress in the recent times and has contributed to defence of Pakistan.