Pakistan tests sub-launched cruise missile

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Another reminder that President Trump inherits a very tricky security situation in Asia, with many countries expanding their underwater capabilities.

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Pakistan conducted its first successful underwater launch of its Babur-3 cruise missile from a submarine in the Indian Ocean. The missile, a variant of the ground-launched Barbur-2, flew nearly 280 miles before striking its target, the Pakistan Inter-Services Public Relations said.


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