Pakistan Introduces Multirole Drone to World
Islamabad, Pakistan has introduced its first locallybuilt multirole drone to the world at the International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2018.
Chief of Naval Staff, Kaleem Shaukat, inaugurated the launching ceremony on Wednesday, the second day of the defense exhibition.
The armed UCAV is named Burraq and would be marketed by Global Industrial and Defence Solutions (GIDS).
Burraq is built by the NESCOM independently. The copter can fly at an altitude of 16000 feet for up to ten hours.
It is stealth, unmanned drone very effective in hunting the enemies down especially in the rugged mountainous areas. Pakistan Army is witness to its effectiveness in the field.
Pak Army has been using Burraq ever since it escalated its offensive against the terrorists hiding in the Northern and tribal areas in 2015.
The multirole aircraft was mainly utilized in Operation ZarbeAzb and Operation RaddulFasad.
The Deputy Coordinator of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Army, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, leading a high level Iranian delegation, also attended the event.
A total of 522 exhibitors from 50 countries are taking part in the exhibition and will be able to showcase their highquality arms from November 27 to November 30.
Besides trade visitors, more than 262 highlevel delegations from 51 countries are also visiting the exhibition.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA