Training launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command: ISPR

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) - Pakistan today conducted a training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, Inter Services Public Relations said on Thursday.

ISPR, in a tweet, said that the successful training launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, besides re-validating technical parameters of the weapon system.

The training launch was witnessed by Lieutenant General Muhammad Ali, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, senior officers from Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Scientists and Engineers of the strategic organizations.

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.

President, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Service Chiefs have congratulated all ranks of Army Strategic Forces Command, the scientists and engineers on successful conduct of today’s launch.