Pakistan successfully tests night launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi: ISPR

Pakistan successfully launched the night training of Ghaznavi, a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, said the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General of Asif Ghafoor Division.

The missile "is capable of delivering multiple types of nuclear warheads of up to 290 kilometers," said Major General Ghafoor through a tweet, which also included a video of the launch.

According to DG ISPR, the president and prime minister "expressed their gratitude to the team and congratulated the nation" for the successful test of the missile.

In early May, Pakistan conducted a successful training launch of Shaheen-II, a surface-to-surface ballistic missile.

In January, Pakistan is witnessing another successful launch of the Nasr tactical ballistic missile as part of the Army Strategic Forces Command training exercise.

The missile is capable of defeating, by safe penetration, "any BMD currently available [Ballistic Missile Defence] system in our neighborhood or any other system under acquisition [or] development, "the military media wing had said.



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