Pakistan test fires Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile

11 Dec, 2015 3:20 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan has on Friday conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, with a maximum range of 2750 kilometers.

The test flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system. The successful flight test with its impact point in the Arabian Sea, validating all the desired parameters was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Strategic Forces, Scientists and Engineers of Strategic Organizations.

Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Mazhar Jamil, congratulated the Scientists and Engineers on achieving a significant milestone in complementing the deterrence capability.

He expressed his full confidence over the Strategic Command and Control System and the Strategic Forces’ operational preparedness to defend against any aggressive design.


President and Prime Minister of Pakistan have congratulated the Scientists and Engineers on successful conduct of today’s missile test.




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