Pakistan successfully test fires Ghauri Missile

Missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads upto a distance of 1,300 kilometres


Web Desk April 15, 2015
PHOTO: ISPR

Pakistan successfully conducted a training launch of Ghauri Missile system on Wednesday, according to Inter Services Public Relations.

Ghauri Ballistic Missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads upto a distance of 1,300 kilometres.

The launch was conducted by a strategic missile group of the Army Strategic Forces Command that was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of the command.

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The launch was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organisations.



While congratulating the scientists, engineers and all ranks of Strategic Forces, Director General Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat expressed his full satisfaction over the excellent standard achieved by the Strategic Forces.

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President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif congratulated the Strategic Forces, scientists and engineers on the achievement.

COMMENTS (12)

Fayyaz Muhammad | 6 years ago | Reply Testing any missile is not a problem, it's in fact publicisng and making others acknowledge your amunition capabilities which send warning to your foes, as simple as that. As for names, names do not ensure any victory or threat, it is the material and spirit with which armies take on their enemies.
usman777 | 6 years ago | Reply As if Indian program isn't non-indigenous. To pretend otherwise is a joke on yourself.
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