RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Monday successfully conducted a training launch of the Ghauri Missile System, said the army’s media wing. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the launch was carried out by the Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) to test their operational and technical readiness. The Ghauri Ballistic Missile can carry conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300km. “The launch consolidates Pakistan’s nuclear capability which is aimed at peace and stability through a credible deterrence regime,” added the statement. The launch was witnessed by Army Strategic Forces Commander Lt Gen Hussain, NESCOM Chairman Dr Nabeel Hayat Malik and KRL Chairman Tahir Ikram apart from senior officers from the strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organisations.
Source: Pakistan Today October 08, 2018 16:52 UTC