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Pakistan Successfully Tests Self-Engineered Nuclear Capable Missile

Sputnik News

18:38 24.01.2017(updated 18:46 24.01.2017)

Pakistan successfully tested their own-produced ground-to-ground ballistic missile Ababeel that is capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the Pakistani Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Tuesday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the ISPR, Ababeel has a maximum range of 2,200 kilometers (1,367 miles), can deliver multiple warheads, evade enemy radars, and strike multiple targets with high precision.

"Pakistan has conducted its first successful flight test of Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile Ababeel. … The flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system," the ISPR stated in their press release.


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