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Pakistan conducts successful Fatah-II weapons system tests

Islamabad, 28 December, 2023 (GNP): The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced the successful flight test of Fatah-II, a pivotal milestone in bolstering Pakistan’s defensive capabilities.

This significant achievement underscores the nation’s commitment to ensuring regional stability and safeguarding its sovereignty.

The Fatah-II weapon system, equipped with cutting-edge avionics and a sophisticated navigation system, has exhibited exceptional performance during the recent test.

Notably, its unique flight trajectory enables precise targeting capabilities, extending up to a range of 400 kilometres.

The successful trial witnessed the presence of esteemed senior officers from the tri-services, dedicated scientists, and proficient engineers, underscoring the collaborative effort behind this technological advancement.

Acknowledging the commendable achievement, President Dr Arif Alvi, interim Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, and Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir extended their heartfelt congratulations to the participating troops and scientists for their unwavering dedication and successful execution of the flight test.

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This recent accomplishment follows Pakistan’s continued pursuit of innovation and progress in defense technology. In October, the nation successfully conducted a test of the Ababeel Weapon System, further fortifying the framework of Full Spectrum Deterrence, essential for maintaining strategic stability in the region.

Previously, in August 2021, Pakistan achieved a significant milestone with the successful test of the indigenously developed Fatah-1 guided multi-launch rocket system (MLRS), enhancing the nation’s defensive capabilities with an extended-range rocket system capable of delivering a conventional warhead.

The recent successful flight test of Fatah-II reaffirms Pakistan’s commitment to advancing indigenous defense technologies, fostering deterrence, and contributing to regional peace and stability.