ISLAMABAD: The Pak­istan Army successfully conducted the test-launch of Fatah-II guided rocket system that has a range of 400 kilometres. The rocket system will significantly upgrade the reach and lethality of the army’s conventional arsenal.

The guidance system makes this rocket a precision weapon enhancing its lethality and efficacy, while the trajectory mode and terminal guidance technology enables it to evade the enemy’s anti-ballistic missile systems.

Fatah-II is being inducted in the artillery divisions of the army for stand-off and precision engagement of deep target strikes and it would be used in conventional warfare by the Pakistan Army.

The flight test was witnessed by the army chief, senior officers of the three services and scientists and engineers.

The president, prime minister, chairman joint chiefs of staff committee and army chief congratulated the participating troops and scientists for the achievement.

Published in Dawn, May 16th, 2024

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