Shaheen-I Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan conducts test launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘‘Shaheen-I’

On 18 Nov, Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-I’ missile capable of delivering all types of warheads up to 650 kilometres. The launch was held as part of a training exercise “aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command. The objective of the launch was at ..


The joint bilateral air force exercise “Shaheen VI” starts between Pakistan and China

China The joint bilateral air force exercise “Shaheen VI” has started between air forces of China and Pakistan in China on September 7, and will run until September 27, 2017. The “Shaheen” joint training was launched by the Chinese and Pakistani air forces in March 2011 and has since gone through five major iterations.


Pak successfully test-fires Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A missile

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.