Pakistan successfully test fires Ghauri Missile

April 15, 2015

The Express Tribune:

Pakistan successfully conducted a training launch of Ghauri Missile system on Wednesday, according to Inter Services Public Relations.

Ghauri Ballistic Missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads upto a distance of 1,300 kilometres.

The launch was conducted by a strategic missile group of the Army Strategic Forces Command that was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of the command.

The launch was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organisations.

While congratulating the scientists, engineers and all ranks of Strategic Forces, Director General Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat expressed his full satisfaction over the excellent standard achieved by the Strategic Forces.

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif congratulated the Strategic Forces, scientists and engineers on the achievement.

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