Kahuta Research Laboratories( KRL)
engine=multiple stage liquid propellant engine
speed= mach 2.3
vehicle_range=3,500 km - 4000 Km
transporter erector launcher(TEL)??
The Ghauri-III is an
intermediate-range ballistic missilebeing deployed by Pakistan. Its designed to be a 3-stage missile, based on the Ghauri missile. It would be by far the most advanced ballistic missile, with the farthest range, in Pakistan's arsenal. The Ghauri-III missile uses a liquid propellant engine. The Ghauri-III missile reportedly started development around 1999 with a planned range of 3,500 km to 4,000 km. It is presumed to be road mobile and use an inertial guidance and gps systems , like previous Pakistani designs. Few specific details are known as yet.
The Ghauri III is likely designed for long-range strikes into neighbor
India. It is nuclear capable and is probably designed to be deployed against targets deep within India. As for status of Ghauri-III, it is currently under development.
Other missiles currently in the service of Pakistan are Hatf-I (BRBM),
Abdali-I(BRBM), Ghaznavi( SRBM), Ghauri-I ( MRBM), Ghauri-II( MRBM), Shaheen-I ( MRBM), Shaheen-II ( IRBM), Babur ( cruise missile) and Ra'ad( cruise missile).
Note: Not every missile has nuclear payload.
* [http://www.fas.org/news/pakistan/1999/fbis-nes-1999-0930.htm Ghauri-III engine test report]
* [http://www.fas.org Federation of American Scientists]
* [http://www.pakdef.info The Pakistani Military Consortium]
* [http://www.defence.pk/ Pakistan Defence]
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