Was Shaheen hatf-IV Inter-continental Ballicstic Missile (ICBM) ?
by, 25-Apr-2012 at 09:00 PM (3621 Views)
Pakistan successfully fired Hatf 4- Shaheen-1A missile capable of carrying nuclear weapons. The missile was marked into the Indian ocean and was targeted successfully at its location, said Inter services public relations.
Haft 4 is an improvised form of Shaheen 1 missile series in Pakistan and capable of nuclear system. How ever ISPR didn't mentioned the range of missile, Defense analyst, a retired General Talat Masood told media that it would be able to hit targets more than 2,500 to 3,000 kilometers (1,550 to 1,850 miles) away.
Shaheen 1-A is suspected to be an Inter-continental Ballistic missile (ICBM). Pakistan Military did not revealed the exact range of Shaheen-1A as it would have shaken the International Community.
Pakistan's only foe and staunch enemy is India which is within range of Pakistan's existing missiles.
Targeting Countries within Hatf-1V range (If range=3000km):
Complete Territory : India , Bangladesh , Myanmar , Nepal , Bhutan , Iran , Afghanistan , Turkmenistan , Kazakhstan, Tajikistan , Uzbekistan , Kyrgyzstan , Azerbaijan, Armenia , Arabian Peninsula, Iraq , Syria & Israel .
Partial Territory : Russia , China , Laos , Thailand ,Turkey , Egypt , Sudan , Eritrea , Ethiopia , Somalia.
Except India & Israel , Pakistan has normal relations with all above nations.
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