Pakistan successfully test-fires Ghauri Ballistic Missile - RNews1 Network

Pakistan successfully test-fires Ghauri Ballistic Missile

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Islamabad : Pakistani military on Wednesday successfully conducted training launch of Ghauri Ballistic Missile which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometres, bringing many Indian cities under its range.

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 Army Strategic Forces Command.

The launch was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organisations, according to an ISPR press release issued here.

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 during training which was duly reflected by the proficient handling of the weapon system in the field and fulfilment of all laid down operational and technical objectives.

He emphasised that Pakistan can be justifiably proud of its defence capability and the credibility of its nuclear deterrence.

The successful training launch has also been warmly appreciated by the president and prime minister of Pakistan who congratulated the Strategic Forces, Scientists and Engineers on their outstanding achievement.




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