Pakistan has test fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a distance of 2,750 kilometers, the Pakistani Army’s Directorate of Inter-Services-Intelligence (ISI) Public Relations announced in its statement on Monday.
Pakistan media has claimed that most Indian Cities fall under the range of the missile. Shaheen-III's test launch was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system at maximum range.
Pakistan Army said, "The successful launch, with its impact point in the Arabian Sea, was witnessed by senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organisations".
Last month Pakistan had conducted another missile test with the launch of a low-flying cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 350 kilometres.
The Ra'ad missile enables Pakistan to achieve "strategic standoff capability" on land and at sea, as it uses extremely complex "Cruise Technology" that has been developed by only a few countries in the world, the army had said.
India AND Pakistan have refused to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and other international regulatory pacts that restrict developing or testing nuclear weapons. India considers the NPT as discriminatory, while Pakistan said that it will not join the international treaty until its neighbor does.
There seems to be confusion over the engine choice of the Chinese-Pakistan jointly manufactured JF-17 fighter aircraft. A report in Want China Times on Tuesday quoting a Moscow based publication states that the JF-17 Thunder aircraft is likely to be equipped with Snecmas M88-2 engine
China and Pakistan are planning to display a two-seater version of the Xiaolong fighter at Paris Air Show 2015 to be held from June 15-21. Both the nations have plans to introduce the two seater version of FC-1 Xiaolong multirole fighter, also known as the JF-17 Thunder to the overseas market, according to Military Parade
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has purchased the Chinese-made “Karakoram Eagle “airborne early warning aircraft. The aircraft, a variant developed to Pakistani requirements and designated ZDK-03, is equipped a Chinese AESA radar mounted on the Shaanxi Y-8F600 four turboprop transport aircraft
Pakistan will be importing JF-17 fighter engines from Russia, The Express Tribune Daily reported Saturday. Pakistan was importing engines via China earlier
Pakistan on Monday successfully test fired the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) which can deliver nuclear warheads up to 350 km with pin-point accuracy. The Raad missile enables Pakistan to achieve strategic standoff capability both on land and at sea
Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has inducted JF-17 Thunder multi-role and all weather fighter aircraft in its Combat Commanders School (CCS) on Monday, the Dawn reported. Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) said, “PAF was fully prepared to meet the external and internal challenges
Myanmar has signed deal with Pakistan to Buy JF-17 Thunder multirole fighter, jointly developed by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex. The fighter is also known as the FC-1 Xiaolong, Naypyidaw, Islamabad's Capital Television reported on March 18
Pakistan is looking to expand military technical cooperation with Russia by purchasing Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain told Sputnik. "Pakistan would like to procure a variety of Russian military hardware," Hussain was quoted as saying by the website
Pakistan on Friday test fired its indigenous armed drone 'Burraq' equipped with the Barq laser guided missile, local media reported on Friday. The all weather drone and laser guided missile have multiple capabilities against various targets
Pakistan plans to offer its PAC JF-17 Thunder fighter jets to Bulgaria under the country's tender to acquire 16 combat aircraft for its military. The Bulgarian Air Force is aiming to replace its outdated Soviet-designed Mikoyan MiG-21 aircraft, Novinite, local media reported
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