Pakistan today announced that the country conducted successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile.
According to the authorities the test flight was aimed at re-validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.
Today’s launch was attended by Lieutenant General Nadeem Zaki Manj, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Dr Raza Samar Chairman NESCOM, Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali Commander Army Strategic Force Command, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, scientists and engineers of Strategic Organizations.
Shaheen-III, the surface-to-surface ballistic missile, has a range of 2,750 kilometers (1,708 miles), according to an army statement. The previous test of the missile was made in January 2021. Shaheen, Shaheen-I and Shaheen-IA had ranges of 750 km, 900 km, and 1000km respectively. With Shaheen-II and Shaheen-III the country extended their missile capabilllities to 2500 km then to 2750 km.