Pakistan successfully tests surface-to-surface ballistic missile


ballistic missile Ghaznavi surface to surface Pakistan ISPR
23 Jan, 2020 1:04 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan has successfully carried out training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday.

“The missile is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads at a distance of up to 290 kilometres,” said by the ISPR.

The training launch was part of Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command aimed at rehearsing operational readiness procedures during day and night.

The training launch was witness by Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, the NESCOM chairman, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Scientists and Engineers of the strategic organizations.

Director General Strategic Plans Division appreciated the operational preparedness of Army Strategic Forces Command for displaying a very high standard of proficiency in handling and operating the weapon system. He also expressed full confidence in the robust Strategic Command and Control System and the capability of Strategic Forces.

President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs have congratulated the nation on this landmark achievement.


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