Pakistan successfully conducts flight test of ballistic missile Shaheen-1A

Web Desk BOL News

25th Nov, 2021. 07:45 pm

A screengrab from an ISPR video showing the successful test of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1A.

Pakistan on Thursday successfully conducted a “flight test of Shaheen-1A surface-to-surface ballistic missile”, announced the military’s media wing.

“Pakistan today conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-1A surface-to-surface ballistic missile. The test flight was aimed at re-validating certain design and technical parameters of the weapon system,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The military’s media wing said 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 organisations.

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After the successful test, Lt Gen Manj congratulated the scientists and engineers who took part in conducting the test.

He also lauded the scientists and engineers for their “technical prowess, dedication” and “excellent contribution” to the cause.

The ISPR said that President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza and services chiefs also congratulated the scientists and engineers on the achievement.

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