Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Pakistan conducted a training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Ghaznavi', the military’s media wing said on Thursday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the successful training launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command besides revalidating technical parameters of the weapon system.
Pakistan today conducted a training launch of surface to surface ballistic #missile #Ghaznavi. The successful training launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, besides re-validating technical parameters of the weapon system. pic.twitter.com/6wMxvotmWt— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 12, 2021
The statement added that the training launch was witnessed by Commander Army Strategic Forces Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali and senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and engineers of the strategic organisations.
“Commander Army Strategic Forces Command appreciated the excellent standard of training, handling of the weapon system and execution of launch mission in the field by troops,” the ISPR said.
The president, prime minister, chairman joint chiefs of staff committee and the service chiefs congratulated all the ranks of the Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and engineers on the successful conduct of today’s launch.