Pakistan on Monday successfully conducted Training Launch of Ghauri Missile System with a range of up to 1300 kilometers.
The launch was conducted by Army’s Strategic Forces Command.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement the test was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command.
The Ghauri Ballistic Missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads.
Army Strategic Forces Command Commander Lieutenant General Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain, NESCOM Chairman Dr Nabeel Hayat Malik, KRL Chairman Tahir Ikram, senior officers from the strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations witnessed the launch.
The Commander Army Strategic Forces Command appreciated the standard of training and operational preparedness of Army Strategic Forces. The launch consolidates Pakistan’s nuclear capability which is aimed at peace and stability through a credible deterrence regime.
President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have congratulation the Army Strategic Force Command over the successful launch of the missile system.
Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and the Services Chiefs have also congratulated the Strategic Forces, Scientists and Engineers on the accomplishment.