RAWALPINDI: Pakistan achieves another milestone by conducting a successful flight test of Shaheen-1A surface to surface ballistic missile, having a range of 900 kilometers, Friday.
According to Director General Inter Service Public Relations (DG ISPR) mentioned in a press statement that the test flight was aimed at re-validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system including advanced navigation system.
Giving out more details, the statement added that the flight test was witnessed by Director General Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Chairman NESCOM Dr Raza Samar, 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. He appreciated the technical prowess, dedication and commitment of scientists and engineers, who contributed whole-heartedly in making the missile launch successful, ISPR press statement mentioned.
On this huge achievement, President, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs have congratulated the scientists and engineers on successful conduct of today’s missile test, press release mentioned.