TITLE

Pakistan conducts strategic missile tests

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Geo-Strategy Direct;4/16/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ballistic missile tests conducted by Pakistan's armed forces during the first three months of 2008 that simulate nuclear missile strikes, according to U.S. officials. The tests in January and February were carried out for the first time by the Pakistan Army's Strategic Force Command's joint winter exercises, during which every Strategic Missile Group was provided with technical and practical training on the live firing of missiles. The missile tests included a Jan. 25 firing of a Shaheen-1/Hatf-4 missile.
ACCESSION #
31743720

 

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