Pakistan test fires missile

Pakistan test fires missile
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First Published: Fri, Feb 23 2007. 03 49 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Feb 23 2007. 03 49 PM IST
Islamabad: Pakistan test-fired a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,000km (1,250 miles) on 23 February, a military official said.
The test of the Hatf VI (Shaheen II) missile was successful, he said.
”It can carry all types of warheads including nuclear,” the official added.
The Hatf VI is a two-stage solid fuel missile which can carry nuclear and conventional warheads with high accuracy. An advanced version has a potential range of 2,500km (1,560 miles).
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First Published: Fri, Feb 23 2007. 03 49 PM IST
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