Pakistan successfully test-fires Shaheen-III missile

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan has conducted a successful test launch of Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, ISPR said on Wednesday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the missile is capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2,750 kilometers.

The test flight was aimed at the revalidating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system, said military’s media win.

According to ISPR, the successful flight test, with its impact point in the Arabian Sea, was witnessed by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Chairman NESCOM and the scientists and engineers involved.

President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and Services Chiefs have congratulated scientists and engineers.