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Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Shaheen-1A missile

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The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Friday Pakistan has conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-1A surface to surface ballistic missile.

The ballistic missile was tested to re-validate various design and technical parameters of the weapon system, including an advanced navigation system, the military's media wing said in a statement, noting that the missile had a range of 900 kilometres.

Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Dr Raza Samar, Chairman NESCOM, Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, and the scientists and engineers of strategic organisations witnessed the test.

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Dr Samar congratulated scientists and engineers for successfully conducting the test. "He appreciated the technical prowess, dedication, and commitment of scientists and engineers, who contributed whole-heartedly in making the missile launch successful."

Meanwhile, President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, and services chiefs have also congratulated the scientists and engineers for today’s missile test having been successfully conducted.


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