Pakistan successfully conducts training launch of Ghauri missile system

08 Oct, 2018 6:32 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan on Monday successfully conducted the training launch of Ghauri missile system.

According to the ISPR, the launch was conducted by Army Strategic Forces Command and aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command. The Ghauri ballistic missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1300 kms.

The launch was witnessed by Lieutenant General Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Dr Nabeel Hayat Malik, Chairman NESCOM, Tahir Ikram, Chairman KRL, senior officers from the strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.

The Commander Army Strategic Forces Command appreciated the standard of training and operational preparedness of Army Strategic Forces. The launch consolidates Pakistan’s nuclear capability which is aimed at peace and stability through a credible deterrence regime.

President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have appreciated the successful launch of the missile system. Chairman JCS Committee Gen Zubair Hayat and the Services Chiefs have also congratulated the Strategic Forces, Scientists and Engineers on the accomplishment.

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