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Shaheen-III has a spread of 2,750 kilometres. Last year in January, Pakistan carried out the same test of the identical missile.

Pakistan on Saturday carried out a flight test of the Shaheen-III floor to floor ballistic missile amid the continuing political and constitutional disaster within the nation.

Pakistan Armed Forces’ media wing stated the test flight of this surface-to-surface ballistic missile was aimed toward revalidating varied design and technical parameters of the weapon system.

“Pakistan today conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile. The test flight was aimed at revalidating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system,” Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) tweeted.

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Shaheen-III has a spread of 2,750 kilometres. Last year in January, Pakistan carried out the same test of the identical missile.

The solid-fuelled missile — geared up with Post-Separation Altitude Correction (PSAC) system — was first examined in March 2015.

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This test comes because the voting within the Pakistan National Assembly over the no-confidence movement in opposition to Prime Minister Imran Khan is predicted to be held after 8 pm (native time) on Saturday. 


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