After the successful test firing of the Babur Cruise missile 1A last month, ballistic missile Ghaznavi in February, and ballistic missile Shaheen 3 in January; Pakistan, on Friday, conducted a successful flight test of the Shaheen 1A surface to surface ballistic missile having a range of 900 kilometers.
The test flight was aimed at re-validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system including advanced navigation systems. Shaheen 1A has a sophisticated guidance system. This system is exceptionally accurate.
This flight test was witnessed by the Strategic Plans Division Director General Lt Nadeem Zaki Mann, National Engineering and Scientific Commission(NESCOM) Chairman Dr. Raza Samar, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lt Gen Muhammad Ali, as well as other scientists and engineers of strategic organizations. The Strategic Plans Division chief praised scientists and engineers on the successful conduction of this test.
As ISPR said that the Strategic Plans Division Chief appreciated the “technical prowess, dedication, and commitment of scientists and engineers, who contributed wholeheartedly in making the missile launch successful”. The president, prime minister, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee chairman, and services chiefs also congratulated the scientists and the engineers who helped in delivering the successful missile tests.
Reported by: Ehtisham