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Ababeel Missile, Pakistan First MIRV Ballistic Missile

(Last Updated On: 24/01/2017)

If you have heard about MIRV ballistic missile system, then you will be proud to know that Pakistan has developed and tested its first ever Multiple Independently Targetable Reentry Vehicle (MIRV) ballistic missile system. This missile system is fundamentally capable of containing several warheads with it and each capable of hitting one of a group of targets. It is entirely different from unitary warhead like Shaheen, Ghouri, and others that are single warhead on a single missile.

Returning to over discussion again about Ababeel MIRV Ballistic Missile system that can carry both nuclear and conventional warheads as well encompasses MIRV technology. The range of Ababeel MIRV is 2200km.

According to the press release of Inter Service Public Relations, today Pakistan has conducted its first ever flight test of the surface to surface ballistic missile Ababeel with a maximum range of 2200kms. Ababeel is capable of delivering multiple warheads deploying MIRV technology. The test flight carried today aimed at validating the various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.

Functionalities of Ababeel Missile:

  • Ababeel has the capability to engage multiple targets with high precision
  • Ababeel can defeat the enemy’s hostile radars
  • Carrying nuclear warheads
  • It will reinforce deterrence

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