RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Wednesday conducted successful flight test of Shaheen-3 surface-to-surface ballistic missile.
The missile has the range of 2,750 kms. The media wing of the armed forces, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said, “The flight test was aimed at revalidating various design and technology parameters of weapon system.”
The president, prime minister, chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and the services chiefs have congratulated scientists and engineers for the accomplishment.
On Dec 30, Pakistan Navy Air Defence Units had demonstrated their combat readiness through live weapon firing of Surface to Air Missiles (SAMs).
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi had graced the occasion as the chief guest.
During the live weapon firing, missiles were launched which successfully engaged the targets. The successful firings had re-affirmed Pakistan Navy’s war fighting capability and combat potential. The chief of the naval staff had expressed his complete satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy and its preparedness to defend the national maritime interests.