Pakistan successfully conducts training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-I: ISPRArchive
Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful training launch of a surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-I, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the launch was conducted as part of a training exercise "aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command".
Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, NESCOM chairman, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and engineers witnessed the training launch.
"Troops displayed a high standard of proficiency in handling and operating the potent weapon system, ensuring Pakistan’s credible minimum deterrence," ISPR stated.
As per the military's media wing, the Shaheen-I missile is capable of delivering all types of warheads up to a range of 650 kilometres.
In August, Pakistan had successfully carried out the night training launch of Ghaznavi, a surface to surface ballistic missile.