Pakistan successfully conducted training launch of Ghauri Ballistic Missile System on April 15, 2015. The missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1300 kms. The test was witnessed by the then Director General, Strategic Plans Division (SPD), Lt Gen Zubair Mehmood Hayat (now Chief of General Staff) and other senior officials. The launch was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of Pakistan Army. Congratulating the scientists and engineers, Lt Gen Zubair Mehmood Hayat, expressed full satisfaction over the excellent standards achieved by strategic forces during the training that duly reflected the proficient handling of the weapon system in the field by the troops.
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