Pakistan Test Fires Ghaznavi Ballistic Missile

On February 3, Pakistan successfully flight tested a Ghaznavi (“Hatf 3”) short-range ballistic missile. In a press release, Pakistan’s military stated that the test verified the “operational preparedness and display of excellent standard in handling and operating the weapon system.” The solid-fueled Ghaznavi missile entered service in 2004 and possesses a range of 290 km.