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Pakistan tests nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile via the Economic Times

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today tested nuclear- capable Hatf-7 cruise missile having a range of 700 km that can hit targets in India, saying the launch was aimed at consolidating the country’s strategic deterrence capability and strengthening national security.

The test of the “multi-tube indigenously developed” missile, which has stealth capabilities, was successful, the military said in a statement.

The missile with a range of 700 km can carry both nuclear and conventional warheads.

“The test will consolidate Pakistan’s strategic deterrence capability and further strengthen national security,” the statement said.

The test was aimed at validating the “design parameters of the weapon system.”

 

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