Barq

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Barq
TypeLaser-guided air-to-surface missile
Place of originPakistan
Service history
Used byPakistan Army
Production history
ManufacturerNational Engineering and Scientific Commission
Specifications
WarheadHE

EngineSingle-stage rocket motor
Launch
platform
UCAV

Barq (Urdu: برق‎, "lightning") is a laser-guided air-to-surface missile developed by Pakistan. The Barq was first officially unveiled on 13 March 2015 being fired from the NESCOM Burraq UCAV, capable of destroying both stationary and moving targets,[1][2] its first operational use was carried out against militants in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, on 6 September 2015, successfully eliminating three high-value targets.[3]

"Barq" laser guided missiles has been successfully installed on Super Mushak aircraft[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Armed drone, laser-guided missile tested". Dawn. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Pakistan successfully tests first indigenous armed drone: ISPR".
  3. ^ "Daily chart: Drone attacks and terrorism in Pakistan". The Economist. 23 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  4. ^ https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2019/03/18/pakistan-develops-super-mushak-combat-aircraft/