Pak successfully test fires Hatf IV missile
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Islamabad, Apr 25: Pakistan on Wednesday successfully conducted the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System.
According to an ISPR statement, the missile is an improved version of Shaheen-1 with improvements in range and technical parameters. The missile has a capability of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads.
The launching ceremony was witnessed by Director General Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General Khalid Ahmed Kidwai (R), Chairman NESCOM Muhammad Irfan Burney, Commander Army Strategic Force Command Lieutenant General Tariq Nadeem Gilani and other senior military officers, scientists and engineers.
DGPLD while congratulating the scientists and experts on the occasion said that the improved version of Shaheen 1A will further consolidate and strengthen Pakistan’s deterrence abilities. He appreciated the efforts of all personnel for their dedication and professionalism.
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