Pakistan military inducts Burraq and Shahpar UAVs, termed it “force multiplier

Pakistan military inductes Burraq and Shahpar UAVs, termed it "force multiplier | PakistanTribeISLAMABAD – Pakistan military has inducts first fleet of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Burraq and Shahpar in its weapon-list to enhance target acquisition, PakistanTribe.com reported.

According to the Pakistan Army’s spokesperson General Asim Bajwa Director General (DG) Inter Services Public Relations (ISPT) “Induction of surveillance capable UVAs is a force multiplier, will substantially enhance target acquisition capabilities in real time”.

 

Pakistan inducted 1st fleet of endogenously developed UAV systems Burraq and Shahpar in Army and Air Force.

 

ISPR, the media department of Pakistan Armed Forces termed the development as “A landmark achievement indeed”.

“In the future these UAVs could also be gainfully employed in various socio-economic development projects, as well.”

The ceremony was attended by General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Lieutenant General (Retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Director General Strategic Plans Division and senior officers from Armed Forces, scientists and engineers.

General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff, while appreciating the work of NESCOM scientists and engineers, highlighted that induction of indigenously developed surveillance capable UAVs in Pakistan Armed Forces is a force multiplier, and will substantially enhance their target acquisition capabilities in real time.

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