On January 7, 2021, Pakistan successfully Test-Fired its indigenous ‘Fatah-1’ – Guided Multi Launch Rocket System (MLRS) which has capability of precision target engagement deep into the enemy territories.
i.It is capable of carrying conventional warheads and has a range of 140 Kilometres.
ii.The guided MLRS is capable of hitting targets without leaving behind the unexploded ordnance.
iii.It is a variant of the guided MLRS family which has an extended range of up to 150 kms.
iv.In December, 2020 Pakistan tested its Ballistic Missile ‘Ghaznavi’ which has a range of 290 Kilometers.
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i.On September 25, 2020 Israel’s Navy and Defense Ministry’s Weapons Development and Technology Infrastructure Administration (MAFAT) successfully test fired a new Sea-To-Sea Missile System.
Pakistan Army is equipped with Short Range Ballistic Missiles (SRBM), Medium Range Ballistic Missiles (MRBM), Battlefield Ballistic Missiles (BBM), Surface to Surface Cruise Missiles (SSCM) & Rocket Artillery.
Prime Minister – Imran Khan
Currency – Pakistani Rupee
Capital – Islamabad