RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Pakistan on Wednesday conducted a successful training launch of the surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.
The ballistic missile Ghaznavi is capable of delivering nuclear and conventional warheads up to a range of 290 kilometers.
This training launch was the culminating point of the Annual Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The training launch was witnessed by the Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, Senior Officers from Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Scientists, and Engineers of the strategic organizations.
The Commander Army Strategic Forces Command appreciated the operational preparedness and display of excellent standards in handling and operating the weapon system.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali also expressed full satisfaction on the training standards of participating troops, attained throughout this training activity.
President Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, and the Service Chiefs have congratulated all ranks of Army Strategic Forces Command, the Scientists, and Engineers on the successful conduct of today’s launch.