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Pakistan's ASFC conducts training launch of Shaheen-II MRBM Nov 13, 2014

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  1. The Deterrent

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    No PR248/2014-ISPR Dated: November 13, 2014
    Rawalpindi - November 13, 2014
    Pakistan today conducted a successful Training Launch of Intermediate Range Shaheen-II (Hatf-VI) Ballistic Missile. The successful launch was the culminating point of the Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command which was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of a Strategic Missile Group, besides re-validating different design and technical parameters of the weapon system. Shaheen-II Missiles is capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 1500 Kms.

    Today’s launch, having its impact point in Arabian Sea, was witnessed by Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, Lieutenant General Obaid Ullah Khan, Chairman NESCOM, Mr Muhammad Irfan Burney, senior officers from the strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organizations.

    Addressing the participant troops and scientists at the launch area, the Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, congratulated them on achieving yet another milestone towards consolidation of full spectrum credible minimum deterrence. He appreciated the operational preparedness and readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, which made the successful launch of Shaheen-II Weapon System possible. He showed his full confidence in the existing robust Strategic Command and Control System. He further reiterated that Pakistan is a peace loving nation having no aggressive designs against any one. Pakistan’s Strategic Forces are fully capable of safeguarding security of the Mother Land against any aggression.

    The successful test launch and achievement of this Range milestone has also been warmly appreciated by the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan who congratulated the scientists and engineers on their outstanding achievement.

    https://www.ispr.gov.pk/front/main.asp?o=t-press_release&id=2701#pr_link2701

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    @Windjammer High-res photos please?

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  2. Men in Green

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    Just saw it one News.

    Congrats to all Pakistani mates

    :bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny::bunny:
     
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    Dam it Shaheen II once again expected it to be Shaheen III this time
     
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    @The Deterrent specs ?? same old Shaheen II ?? or anything new ??
     
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    Finally ............ congratulations .. :enjoy:
     
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    Good at least something done....y u were making hoohalla over the same old missile......n what abt your sources
     
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    Congratulations, 1500 KM range is good for detterence
     
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    @The Deterrent According to dates released by Navy they gave two dates so should we expect another test tomorrow ? may be old or may be new Missile
     
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    Zubair Mahmood Hayat would be senior most when Raheel Shareef retires
     
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    yay congartz guys
     
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    Congrats!!!!!!!

    What is the range and what is the payload.
     
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    you missed one zero- and still with an added zero its not enough for deterrence-
     
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    Same old.
    The second date is usually a fallback date, for in case something goes wrong unexpectedly during preparation, the launch can be scheduled next day.
     
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    Congrats! :)