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Pakistan successfully test-fires Shaheen 1A ballistic missile

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-1A ballistic missile on Tuesday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the flight test was aimed at re-validating several design and technical parameters of the weapon system. Shaheen-1A is capable of delivering different types of warheads to a range of 900 kilometers.

Today’s launch with impact point in Arabian Sea was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.

Pakistan today conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen 1A ballistic missile.

Posted by ISPR Official on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Mazhar Jamil congratulated the scientists and engineers for their dedication, professionalism and commitment towards yet another display of strengthening Pakistan’s defence. Shaheen-1A with its sophisticated and advanced guidance system makes it a highly accurate missile system.

Mazhar Jamil reiterated that Pakistan’s strategic capabilities are based on Credible Minimum Deterrence and desire for peaceful co-existence in the region.

President and the Prime Minister congratulated the scientists and engineers on achieving another outstanding milestone with successful test launch.

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