The Pakistan Army Strategic Forces Command conducts operational readiness training exercises.
In Pakistan, the military successfully tested a Land-to-Surface Hatf-3 ballistic missile. This is reported by the Daily Times with reference to the armed forces of the country on Thursday, January 23.
The launch was part of a training exercise by the Pakistan Army Strategic Forces Command aimed at working out operational readiness procedures. The Hatf-3 has a range of up to 290 kilometers (180 miles).
Hatf-3, also called Ghaznivi – in honor of the 11th-century ruler Mahmoud Ghaznevi – is a ballistic missile capable of carrying a warhead with a nuclear charge.
#Pakistan today conducted a successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile #Ghaznavi, capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to a range of 290 kilometers.#APPNews #PakistanArmy @OfficialDGISPR pic.twitter.com/VIAW2DBYF7
— APP 🇵🇰 (@appcsocialmedia) January 23, 2020
Recall that in August 2019 Pakistan conducted a successful night launch of the Gaznevi rocket.
And last November, Pakistan successfully tested the Shaheen-1 ballistic missile. It is capable of carrying all types of warheads, including nuclear warheads, up to 650 kilometers away.