Pakistani missile research and development program Current Affairs, GK & News
Pakistan successfully test-fired a short-range Hatf 9 (Nasr) missile Range: 60 km Capable of carrying nuclear weapons Pakistan’s 3rd ballistic missile test since April 2012, after India successfully test-fired the inter-continental Agni 5 missile Pakistan already has nuclear-capable Hatf-IV with a range of 1000 km, nuclear-capable Hatf-III, with a range of 290 km
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Abdali-I • Agni • Ghaznavi • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • Missiles • Nasr • Pakistani missile research and development program • Science and technology in Pakistan • Short-range ballistic missiles • Tactical ballistic missiles • Weapons
Pakistan successfully test-fired long-range Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A ballistic missile in the Indian Ocean. The missile’s range and technical parameters have been improved while it is capable of carrying nuclear warhead. Pakistan has tested the long-range missile just a week after India test fired its first ICBM (Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile) Agni-V on April 18, 2012.
Topics: Agni • Agni-III • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • In spaceflight • Intercontinental ballistic missile • Missiles • Pakistani missile research and development program • Shaheen-I • Short-range ballistic missiles • Weapons
Pakistan test fired nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile with a range of 700 km. The test of the indigenously developed multi-tube cruise missile system was successful. Hatf-7 or Babur missile has stealth capabilities and can carry nuclear and conventional warheads. The test of the “multi-tube indigenously developed” missile, which has stealth capabilities, was successful. The Hatf-7 ..
Topics: Babur • Cruise missile • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • Hatf-VIII • Missiles • Pakistani missile research and development program • Science and technology in Pakistan • Short-range ballistic missiles • TERCOM • Weapons