Possibly Failed Pakistani Ballistic Missile Test Raises Doubts About Overall Capability

Possibly Failed Pakistani Ballistic Missile Test Raises Doubts About Overall Capability,” Delhi Defence Review, 10 December 2018

Unlike India’s indigenous ballistic missile development effort, Pakistan preferred to embark on a path that was predicated on acquiring missile technology from proliferating countries like North Korea and China. The Pakistani Ballistic missile programme has however not been fully successfully in absorbing the technology it may have received from foreign sources. An analysis of a possibly failed tests from late January 2018 reveals that not all is well with Pakistan’s solid-fuelled nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. 

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Riffath Khaji
Senior Research Fellow in the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP) at the National Institute of Advance Studies (NIAS), Bangalore.

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