Rawalpindi: Pakistan on Tuesday successfully conducted a firing exercise of Ghauri weapon system to test the “operational and technical readiness” of the Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC). The military’s media department announced that the attack was carried out “behind the scenes.” said in a statement. According to
Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the launch was supervised by the commander of his ASFC, senior officers of strategic forces, and scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.
The commander praised the level of training and operational readiness of the military, which he believed was “reflected in the proper handling of weapon systems in the field and the achievement of operational and technical objectives.”
He also thanked the scientists and engineers who contributed to improving Pakistan’s strategic situation.
ISPR said that after the test, the President, Prime Minister, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and military commanders congratulated the military, scientists and military personnel. Engineers were congratulated for a successful training launch. The
Ghauri missile has a maximum range of 1,300 kilometers, was first tested by Pakistan in 2018, and can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads.
Moreover, today’s training firing comes days after Pakistan further strengthened its “deterrence” and improved its “strategic stability” with the successful flight test of the Ababil weapon system.
“The test flight was aimed at revalidating various designs, technical parameters and performance evaluation of various subsystems of the weapon system,” ISPR said.