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Pakistan test-fires Nuclear capable Ballistic Missile ‘Ghaznavi’

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Pakistan successfully test-fired the Nuclear capable Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Ghaznavi (Hatf-III). It has a  range of upto 290 Km.

  • It is designed and developed by National Development Complex (NDC)
  • The missile is equipped with a proper terminal guidance system and will enhance the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) and revalidating technical parameters of the Weapon system.

Key Points

i.The missile inducted into Pakistan Army in 2012, It is named after 11th Century Muslim Turkic Conqueror ‘Mahmud of Ghazni’.

ii.The missile has been tested in both Day & Night modes

iii.Other Medium Range Ballistic Missiles of Pakistan are Ghauri & Shaheen.

Recent Related News

On March 26, 2021, Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of ‘Shaheen 1-A’ (Hatf IV) a Nuclear capable Surface-to-Surface ballistic missile. It has a range of 900 Kilometres.

About Pakistan

Prime Minister – Imran Khan
Currency – Pakistani Rupee
Capital – Islamabad