Pakistan Successfully Test-Fires Ballistic Missile Shaheen-II Capable Of Hitting India
Pakistan on Thursday successfully test-terminated surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II, equipped for hitting targets similarly as 1,500 kilometers away, bringing real Indian urban areas under its range.
The Pakistan Army said in an explanation that the launch was gone for guaranteeing operational availability of the Army Strategic Forces Command.
"Shaheen-II Missile is fit for conveying both ordinary and atomic warheads to a scope of 1,500 km. Shaheen-II is an exceedingly competent missile which completely meets Pakistan's vital needs towards the upkeep of wanted prevention soundness in the district," the Army said.
It said that the launch, having its effect point in the Arabian Sea, was seen by Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, senior officers from the Army Strategic Forces Command, researchers and architects of the vital associations.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs praised the researchers and designers on the direction of the successful launch.
President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have likewise praised researchers on their accomplishment, the announcement said.