RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Pakistan on Friday conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-1A surface to surface ballistic missile, having a range of 900 kilometers, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the test flight was aimed at re-validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system including an advanced navigation system.
The flight test was witnessed by the Director-General Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, the Chairman NESCOM Dr. Raza Samar, the Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, and the scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.
The Director-General Strategic Plans Division congratulated scientists and engineers on the conduct of this successful test.
Lt General Nadeem Zaki Manj appreciated the technical prowess, dedication, and commitment of scientists and engineers, who contributed whole-heartedly in making the missile launch successful.
President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJSCC) General Nadeem Raza, and Services Chiefs have congratulated the scientists and engineers on the successful conduct of today’s missile test.