The short-range missile, dubbed Nasr, runs about 100 miles, United Press International reports. But its technological strength — aside from nuclear capability — is its ability to dodge missile defense systems.
It’s got what’s called shoot-and-scoot capabilities, UPI reports.
Pakistan has been in cahoots with North Korea — which just launched its third missile test on Tuesday — and helping build that nation’s nuclear weapons program since at least 2004. That’s when Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Kahn was caught giving North Korea information on nuclear technology, UPI reports.