Pakistan Has Successfully Carried Out Tests of Another Ballistic Missile Ghaznavi: ISPR
On Thursday, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, director-general inter-service public relations (ISPR) informed that Pakistan has successfully carried out a night training launch of Ghaznavi, surface to surface ballistic missile.
The missile "is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to 290 kilometres", he said on tweet which also carried a video of launch with message.
“Pakistan successfully carried out night training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to 290 KMs. CJCSC & Services Chiefs congrat team. President & PM conveyed appreciation to team & congrats to the nation.”
DG ISPR also informed through tweeter that the president and prime minister "conveyed appreciation to the team and congratulations to the nation" for the testing of the missile successfully.
It is to note that earlier in May, Pakistan launched a successful training launch of Shaheen-II, a surface-to-surface ballistic missile.
In January, as part of the Army Strategic Forces Command Training Exercise, Pakistan has a successful launch of the ballistic tactical Nasr missile.
The missile is capable of defeating by assured penetration "any currently available BMD [Ballistic Missile Defence] system in our neighborhood or any other system under procurement [or] development", the military's media wing had assured.