Fatah-1: A New Security and Technological Development About Pakistan’s Indigenous GMLRS

January 12, 2021

Modern Diplomacy:


It seems like 2021 has been a good start for Pakistan, specifically with regard to stepping up its missile testing. On the 7th of January, the Pakistan military has successfully conducted a purely-indigenously-developed-missile test flight known to be Fatah-1. As stated by various reports, Fatah-1 is an extended-range Guided Multi-Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) which itself is a developed variant of the guided MLRS family.

According to the recent statement given by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) about the newly-developed rocket, it was stated: “The weapon system will give the Pakistan Army capability of a precision target, deep in the enemy territory.” Director-General of Pakistan Army, Media Wing, major general Babar Iftikhar, on 7th January tweeted: “Pakistan today conducted a successful test flight of indigenously developed Fatah-1, Guided Multi Launch Rocket System, capable of delivering a conventional Warhead up to a range of 140 km.”…


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