Shaheen-III Ballistic Missile Test Fired

Pakistan successfully test-fired the medium-range Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile which can carry nuclear warheads.

The test flight of the missile was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.

rocket, current affairsIt added that the missile is capable of delivering nuclear and conventional warheads in a range of 2,750 kms.

The impact point of the missile test was in the Arabian Sea, validating all desired parameters.

The test was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Strategic Forces, Scientists and Engineers of Strategic Organisations.

Pakistan had test-fired the Shaheen-I and Shaheen-II missiles last year.

Shaheen-I is also capable of carrying nuclear as well as conventional warheads and has a range of 900 kms while the Shaheen-II missile can also carry nuclear and conventional warheads up to a range of 1,500 kms.