Pakistan successfully
tests surface-to-surface
ballistic missile

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s military on Saturday successfully conducted a test flight of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the military’s media wing said.

The test flight was aimed at revalidating various designs and technical parameters of the weapon system.

Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile being test-fired

Lt Gen Nadeem Zaki Manj, Director General Strategic Plans Division (SPD), other officials and a team of scientists witnessed the successful launch of the missile.

“Pakistan today conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said, adding that the test was aimed at revalidating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.

Today’s launch was witnessed by Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Dr Raza Samar Chairman NESCOM, Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali Commander Army Strategic Force Command, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, scientists and engineers of Strategic Organizations.

Director General Strategic Plans Division, congratulated the scientists and engineers on achieving dynamic design and development capabilities and expressed his full confidence in Pakistan’s Nuclear Deterrence Capability.

President, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs congratulated the scientists and engineers on this achievement.